anonymous
  • anonymous
simplify the expression 4(3x+2)-5(7x+5)
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LynFran
  • LynFran
whats the 1st step? do u know?
anonymous
  • anonymous
The x values
anonymous
  • anonymous
combine all like terms

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LynFran
  • LynFran
how about expanding the brackets by multiplying the 4(3x+2) and -5(7x+5)
LynFran
  • LynFran
what do u get when u expand 4(3x+2)
anonymous
  • anonymous
12x+2?
LynFran
  • LynFran
no 4*3x+4*2
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhhhh I see 12x+8
LynFran
  • LynFran
good now what do u get when u expand -5(7x+5)
LynFran
  • LynFran
-5*7x+(-5)*5
anonymous
  • anonymous
-35x+-25
LynFran
  • LynFran
-35x-25
anonymous
  • anonymous
Right, you don't keep the addition sign.
LynFran
  • LynFran
so we can now write the expanded problem 12x+8-35x-25
LynFran
  • LynFran
now group like term and simplify
anonymous
  • anonymous
Now we combine 12x-35 and 8-25 ??
LynFran
  • LynFran
yes 12x-35x+8-25
LynFran
  • LynFran
now add/subtract like terms we get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
we get -23x+-17
LynFran
  • LynFran
-23x-17 correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you. That addition sign will throw me off, so don't put it when you have a negative ?
LynFran
  • LynFran
correct its like example 4x+(-1) we write 4x-1
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhh I see, so I could add the addition sigh. I just need the parentheses
anonymous
  • anonymous
sign*
LynFran
  • LynFran
yes but it simplify and more neat when we just have 1 sign instead of 2 sign eg.. 4x^2 - 3x -6 than 4x^2 +(-3x)+(-6)
anonymous
  • anonymous
You helped me a ton, thank you.
LynFran
  • LynFran
welcome

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