Move all terms containing w to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 4w from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4w from 2w.
Move all terms not containing w to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 7 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 7 from -1.
Divide each term by -2 and simplify.
Divide each term in -2w=-8 by -2.
Cancel the common factor of -2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide w by 1.
Divide -8 by -2.
Solve for w 2w+7=4w-1