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

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# Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - Connecting: The Concepts - Exercises - Page 350: 6

#### Answer

$-2x^2-11$

#### Work Step by Step

Subtract each term to obtain: $(x^2-x-5)-(3x^2-x+6) \\=x^2-x-5-3x^2-(-x)-6 \\=x^2-x-5-3x^2+x-6$ Combine like terms to obtain: $=(x^2-3x^2)+(-x+x)+(-5+(-6)) \\=-2x^2+0+(-11) \\=-2x^2-11$

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