How do I simplify (k+3)-(3k-5)?

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Simplify `(k+3) - (3k - 5)` .

Equivalent to:  `1(k+3) -1(3k-5)`

Use the distributive property:

`k + 3 -3k + 5`

`k-3k + 3 + 5`

` ``-2k +8`

or `-2(k+4)`

The solution is -`2k+8` or `-2(k+4)` .

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To simplify the expression `(k+3)-(3k-5)` , first we need to remove the parenthesis:

`= (k + 3) - (3k-5)`  

`= k + 3 - 3k + 5`

Combine like terms.

`= 3 + 5 + k - 3k`

`= 8 - 2k`

Check if the resulting equation is factorable. In this case, it is factorable by 2. Factor out 2.

`= 2(4-k) `   -> answer

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