# How do you simplify 2(v-5)+7v+4?

Apr 28, 2018

$9 v - 6$

#### Explanation:

Use the distributive property first:

$2 \cdot v - 2 \cdot 5 + 7 v + 4$

$2 v - 10 + 7 v + 4$

$9 v - 6$

Apr 28, 2018

$9 v = 6$

#### Explanation:

$2 \left(v - 5\right) + 7 v + 4$ expands to $2 v - 10 + 7 v + 4$
This then simplifies to $9 v - 6$
$9 v = 6$