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Simplify: 2x + 6y + 2y - x

This is simplified by solving common terms (the x's and the y's). Where X and Y terms can't be solved together.

Splitting it up:  

You can see 2x-x= x

and for the Y terms 

(+)6y+2y=8y

Therefore the final answer is 

x+8y

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