# Solve the Following Equations. -4 (2 + X) = 8 - Mathematics

Sum

Solve the following equations.

-4 (2 + x) = 8

#### Solution

-4 (2 + x) = 8

Dividing both sides by -4,

2 + x = 8/(-4) = -2

x = -2 -2 = -4 (Transposing 2 to R.H.S.)

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NCERT Class 7 Maths
Chapter 4 Simple Equations
Exercise 4.3 | Q 2.5 | Page 89