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sebaxtiangb

  • one year ago

need some help Simplify (3x − 5) − (4x + 6).

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  1. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Pretend that there is a one right after the minus sign. \[3x - 5 - 1(4x + 6)\] Now what you would do is distribute the negative one to 4x and 6. \[3x - 5 -4x -6\]

  2. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Hopefully now you can combine the like terms with the second expression I have set up for you after simplifying.

  3. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how you would simplify this: \[3x - 5 - 4x -6\]

  4. sebaxtiangb
    • one year ago
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    that would be -x - 1

  5. sebaxtiangb
    • one year ago
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    sorry -x - 11

  6. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Yes correct!

  7. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Do you now understand how to solve expressions like this henceforth?

  8. sebaxtiangb
    • one year ago
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    ye thanks :D

  9. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    No problem :)

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