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5-71.

Simplify the expressions below. You may want to draw or visualize algebra tiles to help you rewrite these problems.  

  1. Rearrange and put like terms together.

    Combine like terms.

  1. Follow the steps in part (a).

  1. How does the negative outside the parentheses change what is inside of it?

    Follow the steps in part (a).

  1. Follow the steps in part (c).

  1. Follow the steps in part (c).