#### Answer

$x=\frac{61}{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

$2x+5=7(x-8)$
$2x+5=7x-56$
$-5x=-61$
$x=\frac{61}{5}$

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$x=\frac{61}{5}$

$2x+5=7(x-8)$
$2x+5=7x-56$
$-5x=-61$
$x=\frac{61}{5}$

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