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4-43.
  1. Simplify each of the expressions below. You may use an equation mat and tiles. Homework Help ✎

    1. −(5x + 1)

    2. 6x − (−5x + 1)

    3. −(1 − 5x)

    4. −5x + (x − 1)

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

For more help see problem 2-105.

(a) −5x − 1 : (b) 11x − 1