## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

Published by Pearson

# Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 18: 128

#### Answer

$8 -3(x+6)$ $-3x-10$

#### Work Step by Step

The sum of $x$ and $6$ is $x+6$. That times three is $3(x+6)$. $8$ decreased by that is $8 -3(x+6)=8-3x-18=-3x-10$.

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