#### Answer

False
2x+5=0 is equivalent to 2x=-5

#### Work Step by Step

2x+5=0
To obtain just 2x on the left-hand side, deduct 5 from both sides.
2x+5-5=0-5
Simplify.
2x=-5
2x=-5 is the correct equivalent equation, the equation given in the statement is wrong, thus the statement is false.