# What is #(-x^2+3x)-(5x+2x^2)#?

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#### Explanation:

Distribute the negative side to the right parentheses so the question becomes

Apr 27, 2018

#### Explanation:

To simplify this, we first have to distribute the negative sign:

So that becomes

Let's put that back into the original expression:

Now let's color code the like terms so that we can combine them:

Combine like terms:

Hope this helps!