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: 84

Answer

$3t-14$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-(8-t)+(2t-6)$. This expression is equivalent to $-1\times(8-t)+(2t-6)$. We can use the distributive property and then group like terms to simplify. $-1\times(8-t)+(2t-6)=-8+t+2t-6$ $=(2t+t)+(-(8+6))=3t-14$
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