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  • 4 years ago

Evaluate. Please show all of your work. -y – (-2y – 4), for y = -3

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  1. Jacobspa
    • 4 years ago
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    plug y=-3 IN PARENTHESIS in

  2. Jacobspa
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    make sure its inparenthesis

  3. Hollywoodz
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    (-3)-(-2y - 4)

  4. Jacobspa
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    See thats why in parenthesis the first -3 has another negative outside of it. And the second y should be replaced too

  5. Hollywoodz
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    to separate the subtraction and the negative

  6. Jacobspa
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    yes so plug it in and show me what you got

  7. Hollywoodz
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    (-3)-(-2(-3)-4)

  8. Jacobspa
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    There is still the extra negative missing outside the first -3

  9. Jacobspa
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    do you see why?

  10. razor99
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    hey i have answered your question

  11. razor99
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    @Hollywoodz

  12. razor99
    • 4 years ago
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    hello u there

  13. Jacobspa
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    he is viewing something else

  14. Hollywoodz
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    ok i see it

  15. razor99
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    hope it helped :p

  16. Jacobspa
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    ok so you got it?

  17. Hollywoodz
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    kinda

  18. Jacobspa
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    well from where you were with me you just simply everything

  19. Jacobspa
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    which would end up as 3+24

  20. esgralitoculkin
    • 4 years ago
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    I think... maybe this is how it works: -y - (-2y-4) distribute first the - sign, -y +2y +4 then, when y=-3 -(-3) +2(-3) +4 =3 - 6 +4 which is = to 1?

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