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: 5



Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and combining like terms, the given expression, $ -3n-2(n-1)+5(3n-2)-n ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -3n-2n+2+15n-10-n \\\\= (-3n-2n+15n-n)+(2-10) \\\\= 9n-8 .\end{array}
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