   Chapter 1.2, Problem 73PS

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

For Problems 55-94, simplify each numerical expression. (Objectives 7) 3 ( 5 − 9 ) − 3 ( − 6 )

To determine

To simplify:

The numerical expression 3(59)3(6).

Explanation

Procedure:

The addition of two negative real number can be obtained by adding the smaller absolute value from the larger absolute value.

They provide with the sign before addition and subtraction are performed.

The result with original number that has the larger absolute value.

Given expression is 3(59)3(6).

Use distributive property:

a(b+c) = ab + ac.

Multiplication form:

3(59)3(6)=3(

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