#### Answer

$x=-22$

#### Work Step by Step

$-8-9=3x+5-2x$ $\longrightarrow$simplify
$-17=x+5$ $\longrightarrow$addition property
$-17-5=x+5-5$ $\longrightarrow$simplify
$-22=x$

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$x=-22$

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