Four times a number plus 8 is equal to five times the number minus 4. Find the number. Share with your friends Share 0 Simone answered this let the number be x 4x+8=5x-4 8+4=5x-4x 12=x therefore the number is 12 4 View Full Answer A. Keerthi answered this 12 2 Suhani answered this let the number be x 4x+8=5x-4 4x-5x=-4-8 -x=-12 x=12 1 Saniya Bhargav answered this 12 1 Anant Muthukumar answered this 4x+8=5x-4 -x=-12 x=12 0