# How do you simplify # (6y – 2) + (7y + 3) – (2y – 6)#?

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To simplify the expression ( (6y - 2) + (7y + 3) - (2y - 6) ), follow these steps:

- Remove parentheses, keeping in mind to distribute the minus sign to the terms of the last expression: ( 6y - 2 + 7y + 3 - 2y + 6 ).
- Combine like terms: ( (6y + 7y - 2y) + (-2 + 3 + 6) ).
- Simplify the terms: ( 11y + 7 ).

So, the simplified expression is ( 11y + 7 ).

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