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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

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    5x - 12 = 8
    5x - 12 + 12 = 8 + 12
    5x = 20
    x = 20/5
    x = 4

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