Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.8 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations - 1.8 Exercise Set: 112

Answer

$42x-23$

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ 3(6x-5)-[3(1-8x)+5] $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 18x-15-[3-24x+5] \\\\= 18x-15-3+24x-5 \\\\= (18x+24x)+(-15-3-5) \\\\= 42x-23 .\end{array}
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