# How do you solve -2.5 + w = 3.7?

May 15, 2018

w = 6.2

#### Explanation:

$- 2.5 + w = 3.7$

This is a one-step equation. You want to isolate for w, so you will need to cancel out -2.5 by adding 2.5 to both sides.

-2.5 + 2.5 = 0
3.7 + 2.5 = 6.2

Therefore,

w = 6.2