# How do you solve -20= \frac { w } { 2}?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 11, 2018

$w = - 40$

#### Explanation:

To solve for the variable $w$, we have to make it by itself. To do so, multiply both sides by $\textcolor{b l u e}{2}$:
$- 20 \textcolor{b l u e}{\cdot 2} = \frac{w}{2} \textcolor{b l u e}{\cdot 2}$

$- 40 = w$

Therefore,
$w = - 40$

Hope this helps!