+0  
 
0
673
1
avatar

Simplify the expression - (5x+17a-6) - (-42a-5x)

 Jul 9, 2015

Best Answer 

 #1
avatar+423 
+10

- (5x+17a-6) - (-42a-5x)

First we can expand out the equations, since it's all addition and subtraction

-5x - 17a + 6 + 42a + 5x

Now seperate them according the the variables

[5x - 5x] + [42a - 17a] + 6

Simplify it:

25a + 6

 Jul 9, 2015
 #1
avatar+423 
+10
Best Answer

- (5x+17a-6) - (-42a-5x)

First we can expand out the equations, since it's all addition and subtraction

-5x - 17a + 6 + 42a + 5x

Now seperate them according the the variables

[5x - 5x] + [42a - 17a] + 6

Simplify it:

25a + 6

Sir-Emo-Chappington Jul 9, 2015

16 Online Users

avatar
avatar
avatar