# How do you simplify -2y ( - 5- 3y )?

Jun 5, 2018

$10 y + 6 {y}^{2}$

#### Explanation:

$\text{multiply each term in the bracket by } - 2 y$

$\textcolor{red}{- 2 y} \left(- 5 - 3 y\right)$

$= \left(\textcolor{red}{- 2 y} \times - 5\right) + \left(\textcolor{red}{- 2 y} \times - 3 y\right)$

$= 10 y + 6 {y}^{2}$

Jun 5, 2018

$10 y + 6 {y}^{2}$

#### Explanation:

To simplify the expression $- 2 y \left(- 5 - 3 y\right)$

We would use the distributive property to multiply the term outside the parenthesis with each term inside of the parenthesis.

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