# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Lesson Check - Page 97: 1

$p=\frac{71}{15}$

#### Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation: $7p+8p-12=59$ We add $12$ to both sides of the equation: $7p+8p=59+12$ We combine like terms on each side of the equation: $15p=71$ We divide by $15$ on both sides of the equation: $p=\frac{71}{15}$

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