Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.4 - Exponents - Problem Set 2.4: 61

Answer

$-2x^2-6x$

Work Step by Step

By combining like terms, the given expression, $ 5x^2-8x-7x^2+2x ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (5x^2-7x^2)+(-8x+2x) \\\\= -2x^2-6x .\end{array}
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