How do you simplify #3a+b-6(a-2b)#?

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Answer:

You can distribute #-6# into #(a - 2b)#, then proceed with the simplifying operations.

#-3a + 13b#.

Explanation:

#3a+b-6(a-2b)" "#Using the distributive property, you will get :

#-6(a-2b) =-6a + 12b#.

So in total, you have #3a +b -6a+12b#, right?

Do the necessary simplifying and you'll get

#-3a + 13b#.