## 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: 128

#### Answer

$10y-54$

#### Work Step by Step

Apply the order of operations and the distributive property to find: $=6-5[8-2y-(-4)] \\=6-5(8-2y+4) \\=6-5(-2y+12)$ Use the distributive property to find: $=6-5(-2y)+(-5)(12) \\=6-(-10y)+(-60) \\=6+10y-60$ Combine like terms to find: $=10y-54$

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