# How do you simplify (2x - 3y)+(-2x + 6y)?

Jun 5, 2015

The answer is $\left(2 x - 3 y\right) + \left(- 2 x + 6 y\right) = 3 y$

Problem: Simplify $\left(2 x - 3 y\right) + \left(- 2 x + 6 y\right)$.

The terms inside the parentheses are already simplified, so you can remove the parentheses.

$2 x - 3 y - 2 x + 6 y$

Group like terms.

$2 x - 2 x - 3 y + 6 y = 3 y$