Use the distributive property to help solve the equation.
algebra - MathMate, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 7:58am
The distributive property of multiplication over addition helps us remove parentheses from expressions. For example,
5(x-2y) = 5*x - 5*2y
So for your example,
8(w-4) = -32 becomes
8w - 8*4 = -32
can you finish the problem?
algebra - Cassie, Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:27am
I get w=-24