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

Apr 23, 2016

$- 6 - 9 x$

#### Explanation:

To expand out the brackets, times $- 3$ by $2$ which equals $- 6$.

$- 3 \times 2 = - 6$

Then multiply $- 3$ by $3 x$ which equals $- 9 x$

$- 3 \times 3 x = - 9 x$

-6 - 9x