# How do you evaluate #-6( - 2x ) - 4( - 6x )#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

To solve, all you have to do is simplify.

Let's start piece by piece by looking at the coefficients of the numbers in the parenthesis,

which are

We'll distribute the coefficients, aka multiplying the

#-6*(-2x)=12x# #-4*(-6x)=24x#

You only multiply the coefficients together, you leave *x* alone because it's an unknown variable.

Multiplying two negatives together leaves you with a positive answer.

Keep simplifying by combining like terms:

Which equals your answer,