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Solving Multi-Step Equations

a

To simplify the expression we want to combine like terms. For this expression it means gather all -terms and all constants. Now, we can perform the addition and subtraction that simplifies the expression.

b

We'll gather all the -terms and constants. To simplify the expression, subtract the -terms and constants separately.

c
The first step is to gather the different types of terms by rearranging them. Then we can simplify.