# How do you simplify -4 + 3(6 + k)?

Apr 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

$- 4 + 3 \left(6 + k\right)$

Multiply the terms in the paranthesis by 3 first:

$= - 4 + 18 + 3 k$

$= 14 + 3 k$

Your answer is $14 + 3 k$