# How do you simplify: #-4(x + 2) + 1/2(-2x + 6)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 15, 2016

#### Explanation:

Step 1) To start to simplify this expression first expand the parenthesis by multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the associated parenthesis:

Step 2) Combine like terms to get to the final simplified expressions: