Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 207: 4



Work Step by Step

2-5[x+3(x+7)] First distribute the 3 to the parentheses. 2-5[x+3x+3(7)] 2-5[x+3x+21] Then combine like terms inside the brackets. 2-5[4x+21] Then distribute the 5 to the brackets. 2-5(4x)-5(21) 2-20x-105 Then combine like terms. (2-105)-20x -103-20x
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