Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Introduction to Polynomials - Exercise Set: 71

Answer

$5-x$

Work Step by Step

$2(x-5)+3(5-x)$ Multiply every term inside each parentheses by its respective factor: $2(x-5)+3(5-x)=2x-10+15-3x=...$ Simplify by combining like terms: $...=-x+5=5-x$
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