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sonja_lee2

  • 2 years ago

solve the equation for w. -3u-w=u+5w

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  1. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    first..add w to both sides...what do you get?

  2. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    -3u=u+5w2

  3. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    5w + w is not 5w^2

  4. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    5w + w is like 5 + 1

  5. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    so what do you think 5w + w is?

  6. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    idk

  7. jazy
    • 2 years ago
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    5w is the same as saying w+w+w+w+w....there are five "w" so what happens when you add 1w to 5w?

  8. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    its 6w

  9. jazy
    • 2 years ago
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    Right! Now follow the steps @lgbasallote mentioned to solve for w. (:

  10. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    k thanks!

  11. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    so what do i do next @lgbasallote

  12. jazy
    • 2 years ago
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    Okay, so far you have \[-3u=u+6w\]

  13. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    yes

  14. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    do i minus u to -3u?

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