# How do you solve #-7w + 2 = -3 #?

Just put 'w' on one side and numbers on the other.

So from the starting equation it goes like this:

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The objective is to have a single w on one side of the = and everything else on the other side. This format (equation) declares the worth of a single 'w'.

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To solve for ( w ):

[ -7w + 2 = -3 ]

- Subtract 2 from both sides:

[ -7w = -3 - 2 ] [ -7w = -5 ]

- Divide both sides by -7:

[ w = \frac{-5}{-7} ]

[ w = \frac{5}{7} ]

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