# How do you solve w+ 4= 2( 4w - 5)?

May 8, 2018

This problem is a matter of simplifying and isolating values.

$w + 4 = 2 \left(4 w - 5\right)$

$w + 4 = 8 w - 10$

$4 = 7 w - 10$

$14 = 7 w$

$\frac{14}{7} = w$

$w = 2$