How do you solve #14-x=3x-2#?
For problems like this you want to get the variable on one side of the equation and your constants ( a number on its own) on the other side.
Put your variables on the right side of the equation by adding x on both sides. You should end up with:
Add 2 on both sides of the equation so the constants are on the left side leaving 4x on the right and 16 on the left:
Divide both sides by 4 to solve for x: