# How do you multiply -14 - 6 (x - 3)?

Oct 1, 2016

$= - 6 x + 4$

#### Explanation:

Remove the brackets in the second term using the distributive law. Be careful with the negative sign!

$- 14 - 6 \left(x - 3\right)$

$= - 14 - 6 x + 18$

$= - 6 x + 4$