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# Simplify the expression $15a^2-6ab-8a^2+20-5ab-31+a^2-ab$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$8a^2-12ab-11$
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Subtract the values $20$ and $-31$

$15a^2-6ab-8a^2-11-5ab+a^2-ab$

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$15a^2-6ab-8a^2-11-5ab+a^2-ab$

Learn how to solve simplification of algebraic expressions problems step by step online. Simplify the expression 15a^2-6ab-8a^2+20-5ab+-31a^2-ab. Subtract the values 20 and -31. Combining like terms 15a^2 and -8a^2. Combining like terms 7a^2 and a^2. Combining like terms -6ab and -5ab.

##  Final answer to the problem

$8a^2-12ab-11$

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###  Main Topic: Simplification of algebraic expressions

The simplification of algebraic expressions consists in rewriting a long and complex expression in an equivalent, but much simpler expression. This simplification can be accomplished through the combined use of arithmetic and algebra rules.

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