4(x-8)=98

Divide each term in 4(x-8)=98 by 4.

4(x-8)4=984

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4(x-8)4=984

Divide x-8 by 1.

x-8=984

x-8=984

Cancel the common factor of 98 and 4.

Factor 2 out of 98.

x-8=2(49)4

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of 4.

x-8=2⋅492⋅2

Cancel the common factor.

x-8=2⋅492⋅2

Rewrite the expression.

x-8=492

x-8=492

x-8=492

x-8=492

Add 8 to both sides of the equation.

x=492+8

To write 8 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

x=492+8⋅22

Combine 8 and 22.

x=492+8⋅22

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

x=49+8⋅22

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply 8 by 2.

x=49+162

Add 49 and 16.

x=652

x=652

x=652

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

x=652

Decimal Form:

x=32.5

Mixed Number Form:

x=3212

Solve for x 4(x-8)=98