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

$x=0$
Using the order of operations and the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $[7-2(8\div(-2))]x=0$, is \begin{array}{l} [7-2(-4)]x=0 \\\\ [7+8]x=0 \\\\ 15x=0 \\\\ x=0 .\end{array}