#### Answer

x = -1

#### Work Step by Step

1. Given: 7x + 8 = 1
2. Subtract: 7x = -7
3. Divide: x = -1
4. Check: 7(-1) + 8 = 1
1 = 1, so the solution is correct.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

x = -1

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