# The sum of two and the quotient of a number and eight is negative seven. What is the number?

##### 1 Answer

Try and write it out algebraically.

#### Explanation:

#2 + y/8 = -7#

Do

#16 + y = - 56#

#y = -56 - 16#

#y = -72#

Please tell me if you find out if this is right or wrong.