#### Answer

False

#### Work Step by Step

True statement must be: $5+3(x-4)=5+3x-12$
or, $=3x-12+5$
or $=3x-7$
Hence, the given statement is false.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-13417-894-7

ISBN 13:
978-0-13417-894-3

False

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