# How do you simplify 6k+5+4k+8-3k?

Jan 9, 2017

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#### Explanation:

First step is to group like terms:

$6 k + 4 k - 3 k + 5 + 8$

Next step is to combine like terms:

$\left(6 + 4 - 3\right) k + 13$

$7 k + 13$