#### Answer

$x=-2$

#### Work Step by Step

$x+7=2+3$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify
$x+7=5$ $\longrightarrow$ addition property
$x+7-7=5-7$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify
$x=-2$

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$x=-2$

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