Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 78



Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-11c-(4-2c)$. This expression is equivalent to $-11c-1\times(4-2c)$. We can use the distributive property to simplify the terms in parentheses and then combine like terms. $-11c-4+2c=2c+(-11c)-4=-9c-4$
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