# Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 18: 101

$x$

#### Work Step by Step

Start with expression: $\frac{1}{3}(3x)+[(4y)+(-4y)]$. Divide $3x$ by $3$ to simplify the first term: $x+[(4y)+(-4y)]$. Use additive inverse property to simplify inside brackets: $x+[0]$. Simplify for answer: $x$.

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