Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises - Page 698: 89

Answer

$-9z+27$

Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ for real numbers a, b, and c. Therefore, $-9(z-3)=-9(z)+(-9(-3))=(-9\times z)+(-9\times-3)=-9z+27$.
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