Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 115

Answer

$-3x+6$

Work Step by Step

The distributive property states that for any real numbers a, b, and c, $a(b+c) = ab+ac$ Thus, when the distributive property is applied to the given expression, the given expression is equivalent to: $=-1(3x-6) \\=-1(3x) -(-1)(6) \\=-3x-(-6) \\=-3x+6$
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