Posted by **wizard** on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:07pm.

Hi I was wondering if someone could help me with this.

4x+8=4

I thought that x= 3

however my dad thought x-1

Thanks for the help!

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**Ana**, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:11pm
your dad is right. x = -1

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**Ana**, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:12pm
4x+8=4

-8 -8

4x=-4

-4/4 = -1

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**wizard**, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:13pm
Thanks for all of the help everyone!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:13pm
4x+8=4

4x + 8 - 8 = 4 - 8

4x = -4

x = -1

Let's prove it.

(4 * -1) + 8 = 4

-4 + 8 = 4

Your dad wins! :-)

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