How do you simplify #2(8+x)+2x-x#?

2 Answers
Mar 1, 2018

Answer:

The result is #16+3x#.

Explanation:

Use the distributive property to expand the parentheses, and then combine the like terms:

#color(red)(2(8+x))+2x-x#

#color(red)(2*8+2*x)+2x-x#

#16+2x+2x-x#

#16+4x-x#

#16+3x#

Answer:

#3x+16#

Explanation:

to simplify #2(8+x)+2x-x#
#16+2x+2x-x#
#16+4x-x#
#16+3x#
writing in standard form for polynomials
#3x+16#

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