# How do you combine like terms in (b - 6) - ( 2- 5b ) + ( b + 4)?

Sep 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

$\left(b - 6\right) - \left(2 - 5 b\right) + \left(b + 4\right)$

will turn into

$b - 6 - 2 + 5 b + b + 4$

$6 b - 8 + b + 4$

that will equal

$7 b - 4$