# How do you find the square of the variable in 3w^2-14=13?

Jul 22, 2017

See below.

#### Explanation:

The variable here is $w$. Since we want to find the square of this, we want to find ${w}^{2}$.

$3 {w}^{2} - 14 = 13$

$3 {w}^{2} = 27$

${w}^{2} = 9$

Thus, the square of the variable is $9$.