Can anyone help me with this? Im terrable in math Simplify the following expression: 12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x)
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Originally Posted by fancyface Can anyone help me with this? Im terrable in math Simplify the following expression: 12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x) $\displaystyle 12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x) = 12x + 7 + 3 \cdot 5 + 3 \cdot (-2x)$ = $\displaystyle 12x + 7 + 15 - 6x$ = $\displaystyle 12x - 6x + 7 + 15$ = $\displaystyle (12 - 6)x + 22$ = $\displaystyle 6x + 22$ -Dan
I really appreciate your help . I'm so bad at with math
Originally Posted by fancyface I really appreciate your help . I'm so bad at with math Hey, it looks like you are doing okay to me. I mean, the first step in learning is to ask questions! -Dan
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