# How do you solve \frac { k } { 6} + 8= 7?

Mar 1, 2017

$k = - 6$

#### Explanation:

Subtract the $8$ from both sides:

$\frac{k}{6} + 8 - 8 = 7 - 8$
$\frac{k}{6} = - 1$

Multiple both sides of the equation by $6$:
$\frac{6 k}{6} = - 1 \left(6\right)$
$k = - 6$