# SOLUTION: I need help solving this problem, I just can't seem to get it straight in my head. I am supposed to simplify and combine like terms (1/3)(4x + 4) - (2/3)(5x - 3) thanks

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 Question 168757: I need help solving this problem, I just can't seem to get it straight in my head. I am supposed to simplify and combine like terms (1/3)(4x + 4) - (2/3)(5x - 3) thanksAnswer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(1/3)(4x+4)-(2/3)(5x-3) 4x/3+4/3-(2*5x)/3+(2*3)/3 (4x+4)/3-10x/3+6/3 (4x+4-10x+6)/3 (-6x+10)/3 2(-3x+5)/3 or 2/3(-3x+5)