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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Test - Page 111: 13

#### Answer

$-6x+10$

#### Work Step by Step

First, simplify within the parentheses by distributing 3 to obtain: $=6-2[3x+3-5] \\=6-2[3x-2]$ Distribute $-2$ to obtain: $=6-6x-(-4) \\=6-6x+4$ Simplify by combining like terms: $\\=-6x+(6+4) \\=-6x+10$

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