Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Evaluating and Simplifying Expressions - Exercises - Page 890: 31



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $3y^2-(y^2+3y)$ To simplify an algebraic expression, we must eliminate any parentheses and combine like terms. We apply the distributive property to remove the parentheses: $3y^2-y^2-3y$ We combine like terms by subtracting: $2y^2-3y$
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