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 - Section 5.1 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Exercise Set: 76

Answer

x+7

Work Step by Step

Distribute the negative sign to the parentheses and then subtract vertically. $\quad4x+2$ $\underline{-(3x-5)}$ $\qquad\downarrow$ $\quad4x+2$ $\underline{\,-3x+5}$ $\quad\;x+7$
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