Jan 2, 2018

$x = - 7$

#### Explanation:

$8 + 6 x = - 34$

• Subtract 8 from both sides of the equation

$\implies 6 x = - 42$

• Divide both sides by 6

$\implies x = - \frac{42}{6}$, which is of course, equal to -7

Jan 2, 2018

$- 7$

#### Explanation:

$8 + 6 x = - 34$

Subtract $8$ from both sides:

$6 x = - 42$

Divide both sides by six:

$x = - 7$