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Posted by **Shivangi** on Sunday, July 6, 2008 at 11:25pm.

Using the distributive property, my friend got the answer -7 - 3x. I have been fiddling with this problem for 3 hours and don't understand how he got this answer. Can someone please thoroughly explain this to me?

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**DrBob222**, Sunday, July 6, 2008 at 11:52pm- (2x + 3)-(4 + x).

Check my work.

remove the parentheses.

-2x-3-4-x=

combine terms.

-3x-7

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**Shivangi**, Monday, July 7, 2008 at 12:25amthanxxx so much. awesome help!!

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