# How do you simplify 3abs(-3-(-1)) + 3(-1)?

Jul 4, 2015

Simplify the absolute value and $3 \left(- 1\right)$. Simplify the $\left\mid - 2 \right\mid$ to $2$. Continue to simplify the expression.

#### Explanation:

$3 \left\mid - 3 - \left(- 1\right) \right\mid + 3 \left(- 1\right)$

Simplify the absolute value and $3 \times \left(- 1\right)$.

$3 \left\mid - 3 + 1 \right\mid - 3$ =

$3 \left\mid - 2 \right\mid - 3$

Simplify $\left\mid - 2 \right\mid$ to $2$.

Simplify $3 \left(2\right) - 3$.

$3 \left(2\right) - 3$ =

$6 - 3$ =

$3$