Since is on the right side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left side of the equation.

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Solve for x 4(0.5x-3)=x-0.25(12-8x)