# How do you solve #5(-3x - 2) - x + 3 = -4(4x + 5) + 13#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, expand all of the terms within parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:

Next, group and combine like terms:

Because both sides of the equation are equal the answer is"