# Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Exercise Set - Page 349: 58

-8x$^2$-13x-6

#### Work Step by Step

Distribute the negative sign to the parentheses and then combine like terms. (3x$^2$-8x-2)-(11x$^2$+5x+4) 3x$^2$-8x-2-11x$^2$-5x-4 (3x$^2$-11x$^2$)+(-8x-5x)+(-2-4) -8x$^2$+(-13x)+(-6) -8x$^2$-13x-6

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