# How do you combine like terms in 19c + 3( c - 5)?

Oct 2, 2016

$22 c - 15$

#### Explanation:

$19 c + 3 \left(c - 5\right) \text{ } \leftarrow$ remove the brackets first to get 3 terms

=$\textcolor{red}{19 c + 3 c} - 15 \text{ } \leftarrow$ identify the like terms

=$\textcolor{red}{22 c} - 15 \text{ } \leftarrow$ add the like terms

There is nothing else to be done. This is the answer.