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  • one year ago

Will Medal :) 1.What is the simplified form of -(x-4) ? a. -x-4 b. -x+4 c. x+4 d. x-4

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  1. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    B

  2. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    - (x - 4) this is the same as -1(x - 4) and to get rid of the parenthesis we have to distribute the -1 through the parenthesis. That means multiply -1 by everything in the parenthesis. Turning the problem into : -1 * x + (-1 * -4) which equals -1x + 4 or just -x + 4

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    -(x-4) -x+4

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for explaining it :) @texaschic101

  5. texaschic101
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    anytime :)

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    @texaschic101 nice explanation

  7. texaschic101
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    I try to give a little explanation when helping...if you just give the answer, they might not understand how you arrived at it.

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