# SOLUTION: how do you solve: {{{3/4*(5x+6y)*17+85/2+4x-2y}}}

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### DETAILED EXPLANATION

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Moved to the right of expression
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Expanded term by using associative property on
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Factors 6 and 4 have greatest common factor (GCF) of 2. Reducing fraction.
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Eliminated similar terms , replacing them with
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Remove unneeded parentheses around factor ,
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Remove unneeded parentheses around factor ,
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Result:

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