# How do you solve #88w + - 89w - 33= 26#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 6, 2017

#### Explanation:

(How cool is that?! Algebra lets us *measure* the unknown!!)

Okay, so we have

So

Add

Since an equation is like a balance (remember using those in science classes?), you can do anything to them as long as you *do it to both sides*.

Multiply both sides by

And you're done!