We then combine similar terms: 5(2x- 8) -3 = l0x-40 = 10x-43 Distributive property 8. ... can see from the explanation in Example 9, we use the distributive property to simplify expressions in which parentheses are preceded by a negative sign.

Title | : | Beginners Algebra |

Author | : | Charles P. McKeague |

Publisher | : | - 2002-11-01 |

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