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4-48.

Simplify each of the expressions below. You may use an Equation Mat and tiles.  Homework Help ✎

One strategy is to make all of the subtraction within the problem into addition and then simplify like terms.

1. $−(5x+1)$

$−5x−1$

1. $6x−(−5x+1)$

$11x−1$

1. $−(1−5x)$

1. $−5x+(x−1)$