# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 9: 41

2x+6

#### Work Step by Step

The diagram could be translated as two rows of x+4 with two units subtracted. We have the expression 2(x+4)-2. $2(x+4)-2=2x+8-2=2x+6$

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