Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Subtraction of Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 73: 132


We simplify the expression to: $$15x + 40y$$

Work Step by Step

To simplify this expression, we use the order of operations. First, we use the distributive property: $$15x + 10y + 6(5y)$$ Next, we do the multiplication: $$15x + 10y + 30y$$ Finally, we combine like terms: $$15x + 40y$$
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