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5-101.

**Write the expression as shown on the expression mats, then simplify by making zeros and combining like terms.****5-101a HW eTool****(CPM) and****5-101b HW eTool****(CPM). Homework Help ✎**

Refer to Problems 5-45 and 5-67 for help.

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*x* −2*x* + 2 −3 = −*x* −1

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