Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 18: 127


$8x-(3x+6)$ $5x-6$

Work Step by Step

$8$ times $x$ is $8x$. $3$ times $x$ is $3x$. Six more than that is $3x+6$. The difference between $8x$ and $3x+6$ is $8x-(3x+6)=8x-3x-6=5x-6$.
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