Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.5 - Use of Properties - Problem Set 1.5: 38

Answer

$5x-3y$

Work Step by Step

By combining the like terms, the given expression, $ 9x+5y-4x-8y ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (9x-4x)+(5y-8y) \\\\= 5x-3y \end{array}
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