Enter Equation or Inequality
  

Solve the following equation

1200-40w=120+50w

Solve for w

1200 - 40w = 120 + 50w

Group variables

Group our variables -40w and 50w
subtract 50w from both sides

-40w + 1200 - 50w = 50w + 120 - 50w

Cancel 50w on the right side:

-90w + 1200 = 120

Group constants

Group our constants 1200 and 120.
subtract 1200 from both sides

-90w + 1200 - 1200 = 120 - 1200

Cancel 1200 on the left side:

-90w = -1080

Divide each side of the equation by -90

-90w
-90
=
  
-1080
-90

w = 12

Final Answer

w = 12





What is the Answer?
w = 12
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Free Equation and Inequalities Calculator - Solves an equation or inequality with 1 unknown variable and no exponents as well as certain absolute value equations and inequalities such as |x|=c and |ax| = c where a and c are constants. Solves square root, cube root, and other root equations in the form ax^2=c, ax^2 + b = c. Also solves radical equations in the form asqrt(bx) = c. Also solves open sentences and it will solve one step problems and two step equations. 2 step equations and one step equations and multi step equations
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equation
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