Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise - Page 218: 64



Work Step by Step

We simplify by removing the parentheses and then combining the like terms as follows: $$(7x + 8) - 5(x - 6)=7x + 8 - 5x +30\\ =2x+38.$$
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