(5x-4) + (5-2x)

Let's take away the parentheses since we can't simplify what's inside.

5x - 4 + 5 - 2x

Then put the like terms together

5x - 2x - 4 + 5

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(5x-4) + (5-2x)

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Let's take away the parentheses since we can't simplify what's inside.

5x - 4 + 5 - 2x

Then put the like terms together

5x - 2x - 4 + 5

3x + 1 Answer

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