#### Answer

10

#### Work Step by Step

First, we need to look at the equation.
$x + (-2) = 8$
When we have a plus and minus sign, the minus sign wins.
$x -2 = 8$
Add 2 to both sides
$x = 8+2$
$x=10$

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