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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Addition of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 48

#### Answer

$-9x$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers a,b b, and c: $(ac+bc) = (a+b)c$ Use the property above to obtain: $-19x+10x \\=(-19+10)x \\=-9x$

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