# Ex.12.3 Q10 Algebraic Expressions Solution - NCERT Maths Class 7

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## Question

Simplify the expression and find its value when $$a = 5$$ and $$b = \,– 3$$.

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Algebraic Expressions
Ex 12.3 | Question 10

## Text Solution

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\begin{align}&2\left( {{a^2} + ab} \right){\rm{ }} + {\rm{ }}3{\rm{ }}-ab\\&= 2{a^2} + 2ab + 3 - ab\\&= 2{a^2} + ab + 3\\&= (2 \times 5 \times 5) + (5 \times - 3) + 3\\&= 50 - 15 + 3\\&= 38\end{align}

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