1 = - (-w + 6)
The Distributive Property is an algebra property which is used to multiply a single term and two or more terms inside a set of parentheses. Take a look at the problem below
1 = - (w + 6)
The minus sign on the outside of the parenthesis means you have to change the sign of everything INSIDE the parenthesis. So, you get this...
1 = w - 6
Because you want the w on one side by itself, you have to get rid of the -6... To make -6 a zero, you have to ADD 6 to it. And what you do to one side of the equal sign, you have to do to the other... So, add 6 to the 1 also. You get this...
7 = w
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