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Simplifying an Expression (Heather Jean's Question from Facebook)

Sudharaka

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MHB Math Helper
Feb 5, 2012
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Heather Jean's of Facebook writes:

Simplify,

\[-(6y-\gamma)-5(-\gamma+6y)\]
 

Sudharaka

Well-known member
MHB Math Helper
Feb 5, 2012
1,621
Heather Jean's of Facebook writes:

Simplify,

\[-(6y-\gamma)-5(-\gamma+6y)\]
Hi Heather, :)

First get rid of the parentheses, then combine like terms(same variable raised to the same power) by adding/subtracting their coefficients, after that combine the constant terms. An example of this procedure can be found >>here<<.