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

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  1. Jacobspa
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    plug y=-3 IN PARENTHESIS in

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    make sure its inparenthesis

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

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  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

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  5. Hollywoodz
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    to separate the subtraction and the negative

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

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    (-3)-(-2(-3)-4)

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

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  9. Jacobspa
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    do you see why?

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  10. razor99
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    hey i have answered your question

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    @Hollywoodz

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  12. razor99
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    hello u there

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  13. Jacobspa
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    he is viewing something else

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  14. Hollywoodz
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    ok i see it

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  15. razor99
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    hope it helped :p

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  16. Jacobspa
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    ok so you got it?

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  17. Hollywoodz
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    kinda

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

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  19. Jacobspa
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    which would end up as 3+24

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  20. esgralitoculkin
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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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