# SOLUTION: I know this is simple but I came up with a couple different answers and now I am confused. Can someone please solve this quick one for me, thank you! x/8+12=12 I came up with x=3

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 Question 117569: I know this is simple but I came up with a couple different answers and now I am confused. Can someone please solve this quick one for me, thank you! x/8+12=12 I came up with x=3.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation Multiply both sides by the LCM of 8. This will eliminate the fractions (note: if you need help with finding the LCM, check out this solver) Distribute and multiply the LCM to each side Subtract 96 from both sides Combine like terms on the right side -------------------------------------------------------------- Answer: So our answer is