Solve for x:

5(x - 3) – 4 (4x + 5 ) = x - 35

5(x - 3) – 4 (4x + 5 ) = x - 35

5x - 15 - 16x - 20 = x - 35 {used distributive property}

-11x - 35 = x - 35 {combined like terms}

-11x = x {added 35 to both sides}

-12x = 0 {subtracted x from both sides}

**x = 0**{divided both sides by -12}

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