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

 Jul 9, 2015

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- (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
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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

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