Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

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