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x/4 -3 = x + 8 ?

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x/4 - 3 = x + 8
x/4 = x + 11 {added 3 to both sides}
x = 4x + 44  {multiplied both sides by 4 to clear fraction}
-3x = 44 {subtracted 4x from both sides}
x = -44/3 {divided both sides by -3}
x = -14  2/3 {changed to mixed number}
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