How do you simplify # -11x + 4 + 8x - 4 + 3x#?

1 Answer
Aug 10, 2017

Answer:

#0#

Explanation:

Identify all the like terms and group them together:

#color(blue)(-11x) " "color(red)(+4)" " color(blue)(+8x)" " color(red)(-4" ") color(blue)(+3x)#

#=color(blue)(-11x)" " color(blue)(+8x)" " color(blue)(+3x)" "color(red)(-4)" " color(red)(+4) #

#=color(blue)(-11x) color(blue)(+11x) + color(red)(0)#

#=0#