Video: Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

Subtract 19𝑦 + 18π‘₯ from 23π‘₯ βˆ’ 24𝑦.

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Subtract 19𝑦 plus 18π‘₯ from 23π‘₯ minus 24𝑦.

Writing this as one expression gives us 23π‘₯ minus 24𝑦 minus 19𝑦 plus 18π‘₯. Grouping the π‘₯ terms gives us 23π‘₯ minus positive 18π‘₯. 23π‘₯ minus 18π‘₯ is equal to five π‘₯. Simplifying or grouping the 𝑦 terms gives us negative 24𝑦 minus 19𝑦. This is equal to negative 43𝑦.

Therefore, the answer when we subtract 19𝑦 plus 18π‘₯ from 23π‘₯ minus 24𝑦 is equal to five π‘₯ minus 43𝑦.

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