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: 64

Answer

-13x - 2

Work Step by Step

-6x + [-2x - (5x + 2)] = Use the distributive property: -6x + [-2x - 5x - 2] = -6x -2x - 5x - 2 = Group similar terms. (-6x -2x - 5x) - 2 = Simplify. -13x - 2
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