# How do you solve for d in 7d + 1 + = 8?

Mar 7, 2016

d = 1

#### Explanation:

Isolate the term with d , by subtracting 1 from both sides.

7d + 1 - 1 = 8 - 1 → 7d = 7

now divide both sides by 7

$\Rightarrow \frac{\cancel{7} d}{\cancel{7}} = \frac{7}{7} \Rightarrow d = 1$