# How do you add (7b - 5) + ( 7b + 5)?

Jun 4, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, remove all of the terms from parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:

$7 b - 5 + 7 b + 5$

Next, group like terms:

$7 b + 7 b - 5 + 5$

Now, combine like terms:

$\left(7 + 7\right) b + \left(- 5 + 5\right)$

$14 b + \left(0\right)$

$14 b$