#### Answer

$x=7$

#### Work Step by Step

Subtract each term of the binomial to obtain:
$11x-6x-(-5) = 40
\\11x-6x+5=40$
Combine like terms to obtain:
$5x+5 = 40$
Subtract 5 on both sides pf the equation to obtain:
$5x = 35$
Divide $5$ on both sides of the equation to obtain:
$x=7$