## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

given x =4, evaluate $\frac{12x-8}{2x}$ Step 1: Substitute the value of x =4 in the given expression According to the order of operations perform multplication $\frac{12*4 - 8}{2*4}$ $\frac{48 - 8}{8}$ Step2: Now evaluate numerator by performing subtraction $\frac{40}{8}$ Step 3: perform division $\frac{40}{8}$ = 5