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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.1 Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - R.1 Exercise Set: 80

Answer

$9r+3s$

Work Step by Step

By combining like terms, the given expression, $ 16r+(-7r)+3s ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 16r-7r+3s \\\\= (16r-7r)+3s \\\\= 9r+3s .\end{array}
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