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: 61

Answer

$-5.8x+2.8y$

Work Step by Step

1. Rewrite the expression: $3.6x-7.4y−9.4x+10.2y$ $=3.6x−9.4x−7.4y+10.2y$ 2. Use the distributive property to simplify the algebraic expression: $3.6x−9.4x−7.4y+10.2y$ $=x(3.6−9.4)+y(-7.4+10.2)$ $=x(-5.8)+y(2.8)$ $=-5.8x+2.8y$
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