# How do you combine #(4d-2) - (d+1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

You distribute the negative, then combine the like terms. The "minus" outside the second parentheses is really a negative sign that applies to BOTH terms. So it would become:

Combine like terms, making sure to carry the sign in front of each number or variable.

so

**do not** subtract the