Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Basic Rules of Algebra - Exercise Set - Page 54: 68


$8x+2x$, simplifies to $10x$

Work Step by Step

"8 times a number" $\rightarrow 8x$ "twice the number" $\rightarrow 2x$ the sum...$\rightarrow \boxed{8x+2x}$ Combine like terms by combining the coefficients of the terms and keeping the same variable factor. result:$\qquad 10x$
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