Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

$22x-16$

Work Step by Step

$-2(x+4)+8(3x-1)\rightarrow$ apply the distributive property $=-2x-8+24x-8\rightarrow$ combine like terms $=22x-16$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.