4x+12=-24

Subtract 12 from both sides of the equation.

4x=-24-12

Subtract 12 from -24.

4x=-36

4x=-36

Divide each term in 4x=-36 by 4.

4×4=-364

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4×4=-364

Divide x by 1.

x=-364

x=-364

Divide -36 by 4.

x=-9

x=-9

Solve for x 4x+12=-24