Algebra 2 Common Core

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

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-5 Solving Inequalities - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 40: 71



Work Step by Step

To simplify, distribute the plus sign to (5a+9), (which is the same thing as multiplying each term by 1). You get 2a-4+5a+9. Then combine like terms (2a+5a and -4+9). You get 7a+5.
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