Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

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 $-8x^2+3xy\underset\uparrow-9x\overset\downarrow-3=-8x^2+3xy+(-9x)+(-3)$ $\ \ \ \ $subtract 9x becomes add -9x
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