Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 79



Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $(3x+4)-(6x-1)$. This expression is equivalent to $(3x+4)-1\times(6x-1)$. We can use the distributive property and then combine like terms to simplify. $3x+4-6x+1=(3x+(-6x))+(4+1)=-3x+5$
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