2x + 6 = 8

First, I would subtract 6 from both sides:

2x = 8 - 6

2x = 2

Divide both sides by 2:

x = 1

Now plug x = 1 back into the original equation, (2x + 6), then you see that you get 8.

Therefore, you graph the ordered pair (1,8) -- (x = 1, y = 8).

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