#### Answer

$x=-8$

#### Work Step by Step

$17x=2(8x-4)$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property
$17x=16x-8$ $\longrightarrow$addition property
$17x-16x=16x-8-16x$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms
$x=-8$

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0321955048

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$x=-8$

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