# How do you expand 6(3y-5)?

Mar 28, 2018

$18 y - 30$

#### Explanation:

To expand the term, distribute 6 to the terms in the bracket

$6 \left(3 y - 5\right)$ = $18 y - 30$

Mar 28, 2018

Multiply with each factor in the parenthesis.

#### Explanation:

$6 \left(3 y - 5\right) = 6 \cdot 3 y - 5 = 18 y - 5$
Remember: $c \left(a + b\right) = c \cdot a + c \cdot b$ this is called Distributive property.