Solve for w -4(w-7)-8=5w+11

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-4(w-7)-8=5w+11
Simplify -4(w-7)-8.
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Simplify each term.
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Apply the distributive property.
-4w-4⋅-7-8=5w+11
Multiply -4 by -7.
-4w+28-8=5w+11
-4w+28-8=5w+11
Subtract 8 from 28.
-4w+20=5w+11
-4w+20=5w+11
Move all terms containing w to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 5w from both sides of the equation.
-4w+20-5w=11
Subtract 5w from -4w.
-9w+20=11
-9w+20=11
Move all terms not containing w to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 20 from both sides of the equation.
-9w=11-20
Subtract 20 from 11.
-9w=-9
-9w=-9
Divide each term by -9 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -9w=-9 by -9.
-9w-9=-9-9
Cancel the common factor of -9.
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Cancel the common factor.
-9w-9=-9-9
Divide w by 1.
w=-9-9
w=-9-9
Divide -9 by -9.
w=1
w=1
Solve for w -4(w-7)-8=5w+11

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