#### Answer

x=9 or -19

#### Work Step by Step

|x+5|+3=17
|x+5|=14
x+5=14 or x+5=-14
x=9 or x=-19

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x=9 or -19

|x+5|+3=17
|x+5|=14
x+5=14 or x+5=-14
x=9 or x=-19

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