Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises: 23

Answer

$-8c-64$

Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$. Therefore, $-8(c+8)=(-8\times c)+(-8\times8)=(-8c)+(-64)=-8c-64$.
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