How do you combine #8( 3x + 8) - 7( 6- x )#?

2 Answers
Mar 13, 2018

Answer:

Distributive Property

Explanation:

Multiply the #8# by #3x# and #8# to get # 24x + 64#
Multiply the #-7# by # 6# and #-x# to get #-42 + 7x#
Combine to get #24x + 64 - 42 + 7x#, which can be simplified to:
#31x + 22#

Mar 13, 2018

Answer:

#31x+20#

Explanation:

Here are the steps:
#8(3x+8)-7(6-x)#

First, you distribute the #8# and #7#.
#24x+64-42+7x#

Then, you combine like terms.
#31x+22#