# How do you solve #4x - 2 = 2x + 8#?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

Bring *like terms* to one side:

*Divide* both sides by

Oct 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

We eleminate 2x on the right by substracting 2x from each side.

Equivalently, we can add -2x to both sides.

Simplify

Add 2 to each side.

Multiply each side by 1/2

Check !