Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.3 - Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Problem Set 2.3: 59

Answer

$= 0.5t$

Work Step by Step

Use the distributive property to simplify the algebraic expression: $-3t + 4.2t - 0.9t +0.2t$ $= t(-3 + 4.2 - 0.9 + 0.2)$ $= t (1.2 -0.7)$ $= t(0.5)$ $= 0.5t$
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