# How do you find the value of -5(3-18)?

Jun 11, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, execute the operation within the PARENTHESIS:

$- 5 \left(\textcolor{red}{3 - 18}\right) \implies$

$- 5 \times - 15$

Now, execute the MULTIPLICATION:

$- 5 \times - 15 \implies 75$

Remembering a negative times a negative is a positive.