Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-3 Algebraic Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 24: 61


$2(b-a)+5(b-a) = 2b-2a+5b-5a$ because of the distributive property. $2b-2a+5b-5a=7b-7a$ because of combining like terms.

Work Step by Step

We used the distributive property allowing us to remove parenthesis and combining like terms, which helped us simplify.
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