# How do you simplify 15y – 3(4y + 10)?

May 2, 2018

$3 y - 30$

#### Explanation:

Use the distributive property for the parenthesis, to get

$15 y - 12 y - 30$

then simplify using like terms, i.e. $15 y$, $- 12 y$, to get

$3 y - 30$