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: 55



Work Step by Step

$6(3x-6)-2(x+1)-17x$ Multiply $6$ by every term inside its respective parentheses. Do the same with $2$: $6(3x-6)-2(x+1)-17x=18x-36-2x-2-17x=...$ Simplify like terms: $...=-x-38$
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