# How do you simplify #2x - 7 + (-5 - 3x) - (7x + 2)#?

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To simplify the expression 2x - 7 + (-5 - 3x) - (7x + 2), first distribute the negative sign inside the parentheses: = 2x - 7 - 5 - 3x - 7x - 2 Combine like terms: = (2x - 3x - 7x) + (-7 - 5 - 2) = -8x - 14

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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