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

##### 2 Answers

Jun 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"multiply each term in the bracket by "-2y#

#color(red)(-2y)(-5-3y)#

#=(color(red)(-2y)xx-5)+(color(red)(-2y)xx-3y)#

#=10y+6y^2#

Jun 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

To simplify the expression

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

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