# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 16

$t=-4$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $3t+7=t-1$, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3t-t=-1-7 \\\\ 2t=-8 \\\\ t=-\dfrac{8}{2} \\\\ t=-4 .\end{array}

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