Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.6 Solving Inequalities - 2.6 Exercise Set: 102

Answer

$2m-16n$

Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and then combining like terms, the given expression, $ 8m-n-3(2m+5n) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8m-n-6m-15n \\\\= (8m-6m)+(-n-15n) \\\\= 2m-16n .\end{array}
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