8-2x=4

Subtract 8 from both sides of the equation.

-2x=4-8

Subtract 8 from 4.

-2x=-4

-2x=-4

Divide each term in -2x=-4 by -2.

-2x-2=-4-2

Cancel the common factor of -2.

Cancel the common factor.

-2x-2=-4-2

Divide x by 1.

x=-4-2

x=-4-2

Divide -4 by -2.

x=2

x=2

Solve for x 8-2x=4