How do you simplify #2 - 3 - 1 10 - 6#?

2 Answers
Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#-117#

Explanation:

Simplify from left to right:
#2-3-110-6#

#=-1-110-6#

#=-111-6#

#=-117#

Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#-117#

Explanation:

The key is that we want to start from the left and work our way right:

#2-3=-1#: We now have

#-1-110=-111#

#-111-6=-117#

Alternatively, we can factor out a negative #1# to get rid of some of the negatives:

#-1(-2+3+110+6)#

This is the same as the original expression. This simplifies to

#-(117)=-117#

Hope this helps!