Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review Problem Set - Page 186: 10



Work Step by Step

Using the distributive property and combining like terms, the given expression simplifies to: $0.5(x-2)+0.4(x+3)-0.2x$ =$0.5x-1+0.4x+1.2-0.2x$ =$0.5x+0.4x-0.2x+1.2-1$ =$0.7x+0.2$
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