Mikeal M. answered • 09/19/14

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Simplifying this equation is just asking for you to combine all the like terms. So if you have 3x-4+2y-1+x, what are the like terms?

All the x values will be combined, all the numbers (4 and 1) get combined, so the final answer is : (3x+x)(-4-1)+2y the final answer will be 4x-5+2y.