Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises: 46

Answer

$-3x-8$

Work Step by Step

Distribute the $6$ to obtain: $=12x-18 - 5(3x-2)$ Distribute the 5 to obtain: $=12x-18 -15x + 10 $ Combine like terms to obtain: $=(12x-15x) +(-18+10) \\=-3x +(-8) \\=-3x-8$
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