Hello,Originally Posted bybounine

8x-(x+5)=13+2(x-2)

Expand both sides of the equation:

8x-x-5=13+2x-4

You'll get now:

7x-5=2x+9

Gather the variables on the LHS of the equation and the constants on the RHS of the equation:

5x=14

Divide by the coefficient of x:

x=14/5

Greetings

EB