## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$5.7x+1.1$
$(7.6x+4.7)-(1.9x+3.6)$ Distribute the $-1$ in front of the second parenthesis (it is unwritten, but understood to be there): $7.6x+4.7-1(1.9x)+(-1)(3.6)$ Simplify: $7.6x+4.7-1.9x-3.6$ Combine like terms: $5.7x+1.1$