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

##### 2 Answers

Nov 7, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis;

Nov 7, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"each term inside the bracket is multiplied by the "2#

#rArrcolor(red)(2)(x^2-x)#

#=(color(red)(2)xx x^2)+(color(red)(2)xx-x)#

#=2x^2-2x#