#### Answer

$x=2$

#### Work Step by Step

$5x-18=-4x$ $\longrightarrow$addition property
$5x-18-5x=-4x-5x$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms
$-18=-9x$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property
$-18\div-9=-9x\div-9$ $\longrightarrow$simplify
$2=x$

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0321955048

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978-0-32195-504-3

$x=2$

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