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love43 Group Title

(4x + 3y) - (2x -5y) (Hint: Remember to distribute the negative to the second set of parentheses.)

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  1. henkjan Group Title
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    4-2 = ? 3+5 = ?

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  2. love43 Group Title
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    2 8

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  3. TuringTest Group Title
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    yes, do you know the answer now?

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  4. love43 Group Title
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    i think so

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    what do you have?

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  6. love43 Group Title
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    what you mean

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    what did you get for your answer?

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  8. love43 Group Title
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    2 and 8

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  9. TuringTest Group Title
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    No, that is not even the right form of the answer. What happened to the x and y? I don't think you understand the question as well as henkjan thought you did. first of all, do you know how to simplify -(2x-5y) ??? as it says above, you need to "distribute the negative sign" do you know what that means? what do you get by doing that?

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    um does it stay like that

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  11. TuringTest Group Title
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    no, the rule of distribution works like this in general:\[a(x+y)=ax+ay\]for your problem we treat "a" as -1, so we have\[-1*(2x-5y)=-2x+5y\](remember that minus times minus is positive)

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  12. love43 Group Title
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    ok thank you

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  13. TuringTest Group Title
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    I hope you do not think that is the answer above...

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  14. love43 Group Title
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    no lol

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  15. TuringTest Group Title
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    Do you just not care to continue, or do you have the answer? If you do, what is it?

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    3xy

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