# How do you simplify the expression 15r - 16 + 3r ?

May 25, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Simplify:

$15 r - 16 + 3 r$

Collect like terms.

$\left(15 r + 3 r\right) + \left(- 16\right)$

Combine like terms.

$18 r - 16$