Move all terms not containing w to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 7.1 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 7.1 from 2.85.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2w=-4.25 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide w by 1.
Divide -4.25 by 2.
Solve for w 2w+7.1=2.85