# How do you simplify #(5x+3y) + (8x-7y)#?

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Mar 3, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, remove all of the terms from parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:

Next, group like terms:

Now, combine like terms:

Mar 3, 2018

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