Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Algebraic Expressions - 1.3 Exercises: 19



Work Step by Step

Distribute the negative sign: $=5x^{3}+4x^{2}-3x-x^{2}-7x-2$ Collect the like terms: $=5x^{3}+(4-1)x^{2}+(-3-7)x-2$ $=5x^{3}+3x^{2}-10x-2$
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