# How do you simplify (5k + 10) - (2k - 1)?

Jun 14, 2018

Simplifying this give us $3 k + 11$. See below on the steps.

#### Explanation:

So before we start simplifying this, we need to distribute the negative sign to $\left(2 k - 1\right)$ which gives us this:

$5 k + 10 - 2 k + 1$

Simplifying this by combining like term gives us:

$3 k + 11$