Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Solving Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

$w=2$

Work Step by Step

$14+4(w-5)=6-2w$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $14+4w-20=6-2w$ $\longrightarrow$simpliy $4w-6=6-2w$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $4w-6+2w+6=6-2w+2w+6$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $6w=12$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $6w\div6=12\div6$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $w=2$
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