## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 28: 123

#### Answer

$18x-40$

#### Work Step by Step

Distribute $8$ to find: $=24x-40-6x$ Rearrange and group like terms, and then simplify using the distributive property to find: $=(24x-6x)-40 \\=(24-6)x-40 \\=18x-40$

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