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Simplify Expression - Write the expression as simply

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Using the correct order of operations, simplify the following expression to the maximum extent possible.

Begin by using the distributive law to eliminate the parentheses.

3(x+1)+7(2-x)-10(2x-0.5)

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Apr 02, 2012
Simplify Expression
by: Staff


Question:

by Angiestephanie


3(x+1)+7(2-x)-10(2x-0.5)


Answer:

3(x + 1) + 7(2 - x) - 10(2x - 0.5)

= 3*x + 3*1+ 7*2 + 7*(-x) - 10*2x - 10*(-0.5)

= 3x + 3 + 14 - 7x - 20x + 5

= 3x - 7x - 20x + 3 + 14 + 5

= -24x + 22

>>> the final answer is: -24x + 22



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