8(1+8z)=-440

Divide each term in 8(1+8z)=-440 by 8.

8(1+8z)8=-4408

Cancel the common factor of 8.

Cancel the common factor.

8(1+8z)8=-4408

Divide 1+8z by 1.

1+8z=-4408

1+8z=-4408

Divide -440 by 8.

1+8z=-55

1+8z=-55

Subtract 1 from both sides of the equation.

8z=-55-1

Subtract 1 from -55.

8z=-56

8z=-56

Divide each term in 8z=-56 by 8.

8z8=-568

Cancel the common factor of 8.

Cancel the common factor.

8z8=-568

Divide z by 1.

z=-568

z=-568

Divide -56 by 8.

z=-7

z=-7

Solve for z 8(1+8z)=-440