# How do you combine #7x + 11- ( - 5x + 2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 31, 2017

#### Explanation:

**First is to eliminate the brackets!**

What is done above is the general terms with the symbols..

General terms..

If the signs are the same, but they are either, multiplied or divided then the sign changes;

Explanation..

or

Hence we have

**Collect like terms**