8x=24-4x

Add 4x to both sides of the equation.

8x+4x=24

Add 8x and 4x.

12x=24

12x=24

Divide each term in 12x=24 by 12.

12×12=2412

Cancel the common factor of 12.

Cancel the common factor.

12×12=2412

Divide x by 1.

x=2412

x=2412

Divide 24 by 12.

x=2

x=2

Solve for x 8x=24-4x