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lostandconfused1

  • 3 years ago

Someone walk though simplifying this problem?

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  1. Harkirat
    • 3 years ago
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    where's the prob???

  2. lostandconfused1
    • 3 years ago
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    \[(t-7+3y) - (2-y+t)\]

  3. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    Okay so you're going to distribute the - sign to (2-y+t)

  4. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    therefore multiplying with -1

  5. lostandconfused1
    • 3 years ago
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    So it would be -2+y-t. How do I fit that with the rest of the equation?

  6. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    yes :)

  7. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    okay so the equation will now be t-7+3y-2+y-t

  8. lostandconfused1
    • 3 years ago
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    So the equation is t-7+3y-2+y+t? :)

  9. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    yes good job :) now you're going to combine like terms

  10. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    t-7+3y-2+y-t like this

  11. lostandconfused1
    • 3 years ago
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    Ahhh! Thank you! I wasn't sure if that was right or not. :)

  12. Kris5
    • 3 years ago
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    okay no problem :) just combine like terms and you'll get your answer

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