Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 92

Answer

$-3y-5$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-9y-(5-6y)$. We can simplify by using the distributive property to multiply the terms in parentheses. $-9y+(-1\times5)+(-1\times-6y)=-9y-5+6y=-3y-5$
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