Move all terms not containing x to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4 from -8.
Divide each term by -2 and simplify.
Divide each term in -2x=-12 by -2.
Cancel the common factor of -2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide x by 1.
Divide -12 by -2.
Solve for x -2x+4=-8