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: 46



Work Step by Step

$4(2x-3)-(x+1)$ First, let's remove the parentheses. Multiply every term on the first parentheses by $4$ and change the sign of every term in the second parentheses: $4(2x-3)-(x+1)=8x-12-x-1=...$ Simplify: $...=7x-13$
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