Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - 4.2 Exercises: 52



Work Step by Step

Removing the grouping symbols and then combining like terms, the given expression, $ -8+4x-(x-1)-(11x+5) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -8+4x-x+1-11x-5 \\\\= (4x-x-11x)+(-8+1-5) \\\\= -8x-12 .\end{array}
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