-2x+4=-8

Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.

-2x=-8-4

Subtract 4 from -8.

-2x=-12

-2x=-12

Divide each term in -2x=-12 by -2.

-2x-2=-12-2

Cancel the common factor of -2.

Cancel the common factor.

-2x-2=-12-2

Divide x by 1.

x=-12-2

x=-12-2

Divide -12 by -2.

x=6

x=6

Solve for x -2x+4=-8