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## Ranger says the expression is not in its simplest form. He thinks the two terms need to be combined. Is Ranger right that 8x − 20 can be sim

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Ranger says the expression is not in its simplest form. He thinks the two terms need to be combined. Is Ranger right that 8x − 20 can be simplified further? Provide support for your response.

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Answer: Ranger is correct, because the expression is in simple form an it has no parenthesis or like terms.Step-by-step explanation:Answer:4(2x – 5)

Step-by-step explanation:Rewrite “20” as 4 * 5

Rewrite “8” as 4 * 2

=4 * 2x – 4 * 5

Factor out common term “4”

=4(2x – 5) <—— Your answer.