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: 89

Answer

$.8x-3.6$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $1.5x+2.3-.7x-5.9$. We can group like terms in order to simplify. $1.5x+2.3-.7x-5.9=(1.5x-.7x)+(2.3+(-5.9))=.8x+(-3.6)=.8x-3.6$
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