# How do you simplify #(x^2+ 3x) - (x^2+ 2x + 3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 4, 2018

The answer is

#### Explanation:

Remove the unnecessary brackets.

When there is a "-" sign in front of the bracket, change the sign of term in the bracket.

Eliminate the opposites.

Collect the like terms.

Hope this helped, it might be a little confusing.