# How do you simplify #-2[3x-(5x-2)]#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2017

#### Answer:

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, remove the terms from within the parenthesis. Ensure you handle to the signs of the individual terms correctly:

Next, combine like terms within the brackets:

Now, multiply each term within the brackets by

or