# How do you simplify #16+7y-8#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2016

Answer:

#### Explanation:

We group like terms and work out the final value for each group.

This is the only term in

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When grouped we have: + 16 and -8. Notice that their signs follow them!

As a whole this is: 16-8 which after the subtraction becomes +8

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