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 5 - Mid-Chapter Check Point: 4

Answer

$-x+12$

Work Step by Step

Removing the grouping symbols and then combining like terms, the given expression, $ (3x+5)-(4x-7) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3x+5-4x+7 \\\\= (3x-4x)+(5+7) \\\\= -x+12 .\end{array}
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