Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Simplifying Expressions - Exercise Set: 45

Answer

$5(x+2)-(3x-4)=2x+14$

Work Step by Step

$5(x+2)-(3x-4)$ To remove the grouping symbols, multiply every term in the first parentheses by $5$ and change the signs of every term in the second parentheses: $5(x+2)-(3x-4)=5x+10-3x+4=...$ Simplify like terms: $...=2x+14$
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