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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 52: 90


Simplify this expression: $-6(3-3x-7y)+2y-x$ Answer: $17x+44y-18$

Work Step by Step

Simplify this expression: $-6(3-3x-7y)+2y-x$ Use Distributive Property: $(-6)(3) +(-6)(-3x)+(-6)(-7y)+2y-x$ Simplify: $-18+18x+42y+2y-x$ Combine like terms: $-18+18x+42y+2y-x$ Simplify: $17x+44y-18$ Answer: $17x+44y-18$
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