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QUESTION: Simplify the following expression.

3p+3p+3pt-6pt+7p

 

ANSWER: Firstly, collect the three like terms 3p, 3p, and 7p to get

3p+3p+7p=13p

Then, collect the like terms 3pt and -6pt to get

3pt-6pt=-3pt

Therefore, the fully simplified expression is

13p-3pt