## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

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

#### Answer

$−8x^{2}+3xy+(−9x)+(−3)$

#### 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; $−8x^{2}+3xy−9x−3=−8x^{2}+3xy+(−9x)+(−3)$

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