Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.1 - Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials - Problem Set 5.1: 63

Answer

8x + 1

Work Step by Step

7x + [3x - (2x - 1)] = Use the distributive property: 7x + [3x - 2x + 1] = 7x + 3x - 2x + 1 = Group similar terms. (7x + 3x - 2x) + 1 = Simplify. 8x + 1
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