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: 65

Answer

-5n - 1

Work Step by Step

-7n - [4n - (6n - 1)] = Use the distributive property: -7n - [4n - 6n + 1] = Use the distributive property again: -7n - 4n + 6n - 1 = Group similar terms. (-7n - 4n + 6n ) - 1 = Simplify. -5n - 1
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