# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Test: 3

$w=-3$

#### Work Step by Step

We first subtract w on both sides to get that $2w+2=-4$. We need to get the w alone. Thus, we cancel out the addition by subtracting 2 on both sides. This leaves us with the equation $2w=-6$. In order to cancel out multiplication, we use division, so we divide both sides of the equation by 2 to get that $w=-3$. We plug -3 in for w and confirm that our answer is, indeed, correct.

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