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: 123

Answer

$18x-40$

Work Step by Step

Distribute $8$ to find: $=24x-40-6x$ Rearrange and group like terms, and then simplify using the distributive property to find: $=(24x-6x)-40 \\=(24-6)x-40 \\=18x-40$
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