How do you simplify (4x+8) +(7x+3)?

Dec 25, 2016

The answer is $11 x + 11$.

Explanation:

$\left(4 x + 8\right) + \left(7 x + 3\right)$

Since there is no way to simplify the binomials inside the parentheses, you can remove them.

$4 x + 8 + 7 x + 3$

Gather like terms.

$4 x + 7 x + 8 + 3$

Simplify.

$11 x + 11$