# How many terms are in this expression #5(-4a+8b+7c)-3(5b-11c-32)#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 3, 2017

There are

#### Explanation:

There are

Terms are separated by plus and minus signs unless the signs are

- in a bracket

- in a fraction

- under a root

If the brackets are multiplied out we get

If the like terms are added, we get