# How do you simplify the expression p+2+9-7p?

Jun 14, 2017

$11 - 6 p$

#### Explanation:

First group like terms together

$\left(2 + 9\right) + \left(p - 7 p\right)$

Simplify it

$2 + 9 = 11$
$p - 7 p = - 6 p$

$\left(11\right) + \left(- 6 p\right)$

$11 - 6 p$