-3x-8≤7

Add 8 to both sides of the inequality.

-3x≤7+8

Add 7 and 8.

-3x≤15

-3x≤15

Divide each term in -3x≤15 by -3. When multiplying or dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative value, flip the direction of the inequality sign.

-3x-3≥15-3

Cancel the common factor of -3.

Cancel the common factor.

-3x-3≥15-3

Divide x by 1.

x≥15-3

x≥15-3

Divide 15 by -3.

x≥-5

x≥-5

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Inequality Form:

x≥-5

Interval Notation:

[-5,∞)

Solve for x -3x-8<=7