# How do you simplify -2(3r+4)+9(2r-11)?

Apr 20, 2018

$12 r - 107$

#### Explanation:

Start off by using the Distributive Property:
$- 2 \left(3 r + 4\right) + 9 \left(2 r - 11\right)$
$- 6 r - 8 + 18 r - 99$

Next, Combine Like Terms:
$- 6 r - 8 + 18 r - 99$
$12 r - 107$