# How do you simplify 12 + 3(2x - 3) + 4?

Jun 29, 2016

$7 + 6 x$

#### Explanation:

$12 + 3 \left(2 x - 3\right) + 4$ - Given expression

$12 + 6 x - 9 + 4$ - Distribute the $3$ across the parentheses

$7 + 6 x$ - Combine like terms