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solve using distributive property
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3w-1-4w=4-2w

  • Algebra -

    the distributive property does not enter the picture here

    3w-1-4w=4-2w
    3w-4w+2w = 4+1
    w = 5

  • Algebra -

    I surely hope they didn't mean to have you solve it like this :

    3w-4w+2w = 4+1
    w(3-4+2) = 5
    w(1) = 5
    w = 5 ?????

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