#### Answer

$x=-3$

#### Work Step by Step

$ 2(x - 4) + 3(x + 5) = 2x - 2$
$2x-8+3x+15=2x-2$
$5x+7=2x-2$
$3x=-9$
$x=-3$

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$x=-3$

$ 2(x - 4) + 3(x + 5) = 2x - 2$
$2x-8+3x+15=2x-2$
$5x+7=2x-2$
$3x=-9$
$x=-3$

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