Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapter 2 Review Problem Set - Page 88: 40


$= 2.2a +1.7b$

Work Step by Step

1) We rearrange the order to group like terms, and then we simplify by adding like terms: $1.4a-1.9b+0.8a+3.6b$ $(1.4a + 0.8a) + (- 1.9b + 3.6b)$ $= 2.2a +1.7b$
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