How do you solve #8(k+2)=1#?

3 Answers
Jul 7, 2018

Answer:

#k=-15/8#

Explanation:

Dividing the whole equation by #8# we get

#k+2=1/8#

subtracting #1#

#k=1/8-2=1/8-16/8=-15/8#

Jul 7, 2018

Answer:

#k=-15/8#

Explanation:

#"divide both sides by 8"#

#k+2=1/8#

#"subtract 2 from both sides"#

#k=1/8-2=1/8-16/8=-15/8#

Jul 8, 2018

Answer:

#k=-15/8#

Explanation:

Let's divide both sides by #8# to begin isolating the #k# term. We get

#k+2=1/8#

We can next subtract #2# from both sides to get

#k=1/8-16/8=-15/8#

Thus, #k=-15/8#

Hope this helps!