# How do you solve # 6(w - 1) = 3(3w + 5) #?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 29, 2016

Use the distributive property, then solve for

#### Explanation:

The distributive property states that

We now have

Next, let's isolate

...and subtracting 9w from each side:

From here, it's easy. Just divide each side by -3 to get our answer:

Jul 29, 2016

#### Explanation:

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