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 1.8 - Exponents and Order of Operations - Exercise Set - Page 100: 88



Work Step by Step

Use the distributive property to get rid of the parentheses and bracket and combine like terms. 4(6x$^2$-3)-[2(5x$^2$-1)+1] 4(6x$^2$-3)-[10x$^2$-2+1] 4(6x$^2$-3)-[10x$^2$-1] 4(6x$^2$-3)-10x$^2$+1 4(6x$^2$)+4(-3)-10x$^2$+1 24x$^2$+(-12)-10x$^2$+1 24$^2$-10x$^2$+(-12)+1 14x$^2$-11
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