Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Review - 2-1 and 2-2 Solving One- and Two-Step Equations - Page 153: 12



Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $8+3m=-7$ We start by subtracting $8$ from each side of the equation: $8-8+3m=-7-8$ Next, we combine like terms: $3m=-15$ Finally, we divide by $3$ on each side of the equation: $m=\frac{-15}{3}=-5$
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