Apply the distributive property.
Multiply 4 by -3.
Move all terms containing w to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 8w from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 8w from 4w.
Add 12 to both sides of the equation.
Divide each term by -4 and simplify.
Divide each term in -4w=12 by -4.
Cancel the common factor of -4.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide w by 1.
Divide 12 by -4.
Solve for w 4(w-3)=8w