#### Answer

$-6r-5$

#### Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ (for real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$).
Therefore, $-5r-9r+8r-5=(-5-9+8)r-5=(-6)r-5=-6r-5$.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

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

$-6r-5$

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