Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Simplifying Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 80: 37


The answer is $x+5$

Work Step by Step

Simplify $3(2x-5)-5(x-4)$ First, distribute the three, and negative five: $6x-15-5x+20$ Last, combine all of the common terms: $x+5$ The expression has been simplified to $x-5$
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