#### Answer

Every real number is a solution.

#### Work Step by Step

4(3x + 2) = 12x + 8
Distribute:
4(3x) + 4(2) = 12x + 8
Simplify:
12x + 8 = 12x + 8
Subtract 12x from both sides:
8 = 8
The equation is always true, so the equation is an identity and every real number is a solution.