Algebra 1

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

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Get Ready: 14

Answer

$-s^2-7s-2$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $s-4-(s^2-2)-8s$ We apply the distributive property: $s-4-s^2+2-8s$ We rearrange the terms using the commutative property of addition: $-s^2+s-8s+2-4$ We combine like terms using addition and subtraction: $-s^2-7s-2$
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