Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Mid-Chapter Check Point - Page 71: 9



Work Step by Step

Start with the given expression: $(2x-5)-(x^2-3x+1)$ Apply the distributive law to remove parentheses: $2x-5-x^2+3x-1$ Combine like terms: $-x^2+5x-6$
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