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  • 5 years ago

any1 gewd in freshman algebra?

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  1. anonymous
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    i can probably help you, what is the question?

  2. anonymous
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    i suck at everything ... i need to simplify (a^2-3a-5) - (-a^2-7a+4)

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    ok distribute the negative sign and collect like terms: a^2-3a-5+a^2+7a-4 (1+1)a^2+(-3+7)a+(-5-4) 2a^2+4a-9

  4. anonymous
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    so the first thing you did is change the subtraction sign rite?

  5. anonymous
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    yep i distributed it through the three terms in parenthesis, then combined like terms

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    THANK YOU! i needed this help

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    you're welcome :)

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