#### Answer

{$0$}; cannot be negative

#### Work Step by Step

Given: $|x+1|+5=3$
or, $|x+1|=3-5$
or, $|x+1|=-2$
This implies that as per the definition of absolute value the value of $x$ cannot be negative.
Hence, {$0$}; cannot be negative

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{$0$}; cannot be negative

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