how do you solve 5(4+2x)-(8x-12)=68
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First you have to distribute the 5 to the 4, and 2x. So you get 20, and 10x. then distribute the negative to the 8x then the 12. Now you get -8x and 12. so put that all together you get:


Now combine like terms. So:


subtract over the 32:


divide by 2


And thats your final answer!


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