Example: Simplify WP
Easton bought eighteen 49-cent stamps for first-class letters and a book of twenty 34-cent stamps for postcards. So far, he has used f 49-cent stamps and p 34-cent stamps. Write a simplified expression for the total value in cents of all the stamps Easton has left.
- Write an expression with parentheses that represents the value of all the stamps Easton has left.
- Distribute as needed.
- Combine like terms.