Posted by Sydney on .
I need help.I'm in 5th grade.The question is:12 less than the product of 5 and a number equals 8.What is the unknown number?Plz help

Math 
Ms. Sue,
5x  12 = 8
5x  12 + 12 = 8 + 12
5x = 20
x = 20/5
x = 4