## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 40

#### Answer

$-2x^2+5x-12$

#### Work Step by Step

By combining like terms, the given expression simplifies to \begin{align*} & -2x^2+(3x+2x)+(-9-3) \\&= -2x^2+5x-12 .\end{align*}

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