Posted by **Elysa** on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 9:32am.

Simplify the following expression:

2(4y + 5z) - 10z

- Algebra -
**drwls**, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 10:23am
Let's see you try it first. If you don't understand these concepts, you need a private tutor.

(1) Multiply terms inside parentheses by the outside factor (2).

(2) Combine "like" terms. (In this case, there will be two terms that end withy z)

(3) You will note that two "z" terms are equal and opposite in sign. So the "z" terms disappear.

- Algebra -
**malika**, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 12:46pm
2(4y+5z)-10z

=8y+10z-10z

=8y Answer

+10z and -10z cancel out as they are opp signs

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Simplify the following expression:2(4y + 5z) - 10z
- Math - Simplify the following expression:2(4y + 5z) - 10z
- Algebra - Simplify: (6y + 10z) - (13y - 5z + 4)
- Algebra, check. - 10z-4=10z-2 So I subtract 4 from the 2 right? and 10 from the ...
- Algebra Answer Check - What is the simplified form of the following expression? ...
- Math - Please check my answers, which are at the bottom of each question...:) ...
- math - application of the laws of exponent. show different ways of simplifying ...
- algebra 2 - On a second report that you reviewed, the team simplified the ...
- ALGEBRA - Consider the following expression. \(x + 2 y - 2 z\) - (x - 2 y + 2 z...
- ALGEBRA - Consider the following expression. 3(x - 2) - 9(x**2 + 7 x + 4) - 5(x...

More Related Questions