Solve the following linear equation:

To find x, we need to remove -8. To do so, add +8 to both sides of the equation. The equation becomes:

Notice, that -8 and +8 cancels off. There, we are left with:

Now, we can simplify the expression by adding 1 with 8. This gives 9.

We have solved the equation (x = 9). Clearly, the answer is B.

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