4(x-3)-12=0

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

4x+4⋅-3-12=0

Multiply 4 by -3.

4x-12-12=0

4x-12-12=0

Subtract 12 from -12.

4x-24=0

4x-24=0

Add 24 to both sides of the equation.

4x=24

Divide each term in 4x=24 by 4.

4×4=244

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4×4=244

Divide x by 1.

x=244

x=244

Divide 24 by 4.

x=6

x=6

Solve for x 4(x-3)-12=0