# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Lesson Check: 3

w=3

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{w+3}{4}=\frac{w}{2}$ cross multiply $2(w+3)=4w$ distributive property $2w+6=4w$ subtract 2w from both sides $2w+6-2w=4w-2w$ simplify $6=2w$ divide both sides by 2 $6\div2=2w\div2$ simplify $3=w$

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