Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Lesson Check - Page 49: 2



Work Step by Step

To turn the example into an addition problem (a sum), change the minus signs to plus signs, and then change the sign of each of the following terms. subtract 3 becomes add -3 and subtract 9x becomes add -9x. Thus; $−8x^{2}+3xy−9x−3=−8x^{2}+3xy+(−9x)+(−3)$
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.