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

Jun 13, 2017

$3 x - 6$

#### Explanation:

We distribute $3$ into $\textcolor{b l u e}{\left(x - 2\right)}$

$3 \times \textcolor{b l u e}{x} = 3 x$

$3 \times \textcolor{b l u e}{- 2} = - 6$

Our final answer is:

$3 x - 6$