#### Answer

$x = -4$

#### Work Step by Step

$5x + 4 = 3x - 4$
$5x + 4 - 3x = 3x - 4 - 3x$
$2x +4 = -4$
$2x + 4 - 4 = -4 -4 $
$2x = - 8$
$x = -4$

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
013421742X

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978-0-13421-742-0

$x = -4$

$5x + 4 = 3x - 4$
$5x + 4 - 3x = 3x - 4 - 3x$
$2x +4 = -4$
$2x + 4 - 4 = -4 -4 $
$2x = - 8$
$x = -4$

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