# Stuck on this question! Can someone please help? #2 + 7x + 3 − 5x − 1 = "______"?# Thanks!

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Start by combining like terms in the order that they appear. Let's break them into variables and integers.

Integers first:

Then, variables:

Now, add what you've combined:

Assuming that you just want this simplified since there is nothing on the right of the

#### Explanation:

The easiest way to simplify this problem is to combine like terms. First we'll combine all the

Now combine all of the real numbers:

The simplest form of this problem is