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# How to solve this equation?

Son needs help solving 3a+6-3a+4. He wants to see it worked out step by step. he has worked on it for an hour and cannot solve it. Please help him.

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- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
you arrange it in order of like terms (terms [separated by the plus or minus signs] that have the same variables attached)

3a + 6 - 3a + 4

= 3a - 3a + 6 + 4

anything minus itself is zero

= 3a - 3a + 6 + 4

= 0 + 6 + 4

= 6 + 4

= 10

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