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: 4



Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and combining like terms, the given expression, $ 3(x-1)-4(2x-1) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3x-3-8x+4 \\\\= (3x-8x)+(-3+4) \\\\= -5x+1 .\end{array}
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