## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$t=-\dfrac{3}{4}$
Using the order of operations and the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $0=t-(-6)-(-7t)$, is \begin{array}{l} 0=t+6+7t \\\\ 0=8t+6 \\\\ -8t=6 \\\\ t=\dfrac{6}{-8} \\\\ t=-\dfrac{3}{4} .\end{array}