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-10=x+12 I have no idea what I am doing when it comes to algebra

I am new to college and I haven't a clue about algebra. I get so confused with what to do. 

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Lindsey B. | Graduate student with 5 years experience with K-12 studentsGraduate student with 5 years experience...
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To solve for x,  you first have to get it on one side of the equation by itself.
For this problem, you can subtract 12 from each side:
-10 = x+12
-12       -12
-22 = x