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: 85

Answer

-24

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $4(6n^{2}-3)-3(8n^{2}+4)$. We can use the distributive property and then combine like terms to simplify. $4\times(6n^{2}-3)-3\times(8n^{2}+4)=24n^{2}-12-24n^{2}-12$ $=(24n^{2}-24n^{2})-(12+12)=(0)-(24)=-24$
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