#### Answer

No.

#### Work Step by Step

We can plug in $z=-8$ to the equation to see if it is a solution.
$2z-1=2(-8)-1=2\times-8-1=-16-1=-17\ne-15$
Therefore, $z=-8$ is not a solution to the given equation.

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