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How do i solve 2(4x-3)-8=4+2x?

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i need help in solving for x
asked Jan 31, 2013 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous Apprentice

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2(4x - 3) -8 = 4 + 2x

Distribute terms using distributive property:  a( b + c) = ab + ac

2(4x) + 2(-3) - 8 = 4 + 2x

8x - 6 - 8 = 4 + 2x

8x - 14 = 4 + 2x

Add 14 to each side.

8x = 18 + 2x

Subtract 2x from each side.

6x = 18

Divide each side by 6.

x = 3.

answered Jan 31, 2013 by richardson Scholar

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