Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 75

Answer

$-6x+9$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-9+4x+18-10x$. We can group like terms and combine them in order to simplify the expression. $(4x-10x)+(-9+18)=(4x+(-10x))+(18-9)=(-6x)+(9)$ Finally, we can recombine the like terms into one expression without parentheses. $-6x+9$
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