Solve 4(5-x)=8 using the distributive property.

Solve 4(5-x)=8 using the distributive property.
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4(5-x)=8
20-4x=8
-4x=-12
4x=12
x=3
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poleglit3
4(5-x)=8
$4×5-4×x=8$
20-4x=8
Subtract 20 from both sides
-20+20-4x=-20+8
-4x=-12
4x=12
$\frac{4x}{4}=\frac{12}{4}$
x=3
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4(5-x)=8
$\frac{4\left(5-x\right)}{4}=\frac{8}{4}$
5-x=2
Subtract 5 from both sides
-x=-3
x=3

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