Posted by Cassie on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 6:17am.
Use the distributive property to help solve the equation.
8(w4)=32
w =

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(x2y) = 5*x  5*2y
So for your example,
8(w4) = 32 becomes
8w  8*4 = 32
can you finish the problem? 
algebra  Cassie, Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:27am
I get w=24