# How do you solve and write the following in interval notation: x + 7 > 8?

Feb 8, 2017

$x > 1 , \left(1 , \infty\right)$

#### Explanation:

Isolate x by subtracting 7 from both sides of the inequality.

$x \cancel{+ 7} \cancel{- 7} > 8 - 7$

$\Rightarrow x > 1 \text{ is the solution}$

$\text{or "(1,oo)" in interval notation}$