Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply -2 by 1.
Multiply -1 by -2.
Add 4w and 2w.
Move all terms not containing w to the right side of the equation.
Add 2 to both sides of the equation.
Add -38 and 2.
Divide each term by 6 and simplify.
Divide each term in 6w=-36 by 6.
Cancel the common factor of 6.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide w by 1.
Divide -36 by 6.
Solve for w 4w-2(1-w)=-38