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

Distribute the negative sign to the parentheses and then combine like terms. (x$^2$-5x+3)-(x$^2$-6x-8) x$^2$-5x+3-x$^2$+6x+8 (x$^2$-x$^2$)+(-5x+6x)+(3+8) 0+(x)+(11) x+11