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4+x=8-2

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4 + x = 8 - 2

Let's get the numbers on one side of the equal sign and the unknown on the other side. To do that we need to subtract 4 from each side.

x + 4 - 4 = 8 - 2 - 4
x = 8 - 6
x = 2

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