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