#### Answer

$x=-3$

#### Work Step by Step

$-7=2x-1$ $\longrightarrow$addition property
$-7+1=2x-1+1$ $\longrightarrow$simplify
$-6=2x$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property
$-6\div2=2x\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify
$-3=x$

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$x=-3$

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