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: 3



Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and combining like terms, the given expression, $ 5(x-3)+7(x+6) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 5x-15+7x+42 \\\\= (5x+7x)+(-15+42) \\\\= 12x+27 .\end{array}
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