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    Need help with math simplify expression

    Can anyone help me with this? Im terrable in math


    Simplify the following expression:

    12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x)
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    Quote Originally Posted by fancyface View Post
    Can anyone help me with this? Im terrable in math


    Simplify the following expression:

    12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x)
    12x + 7 + 3(5 - 2x) = 12x + 7 + 3 \cdot 5 + 3 \cdot (-2x)

    = 12x + 7 + 15 - 6x

    = 12x - 6x + 7 + 15

    = (12 - 6)x + 22

    = 6x + 22

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    Thank so much topsquark

    I really appreciate your help . I'm so bad at with math
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    Quote Originally Posted by fancyface View Post
    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!

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