#### Answer

$x = -5$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{2x + 5 }{ 15} = \frac{x + 2}{9} $
$9(2x+5) = 15(x+2)$
$18x + 45 = 15x + 30$
$18x - 15x = 30 - 45$
$3x = -15$
$x = -5$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
013421742X

ISBN 13:
978-0-13421-742-0

$x = -5$

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