How do you simplify #−4(3d − 1) + 4d #?
Use the distributive property to simplify the expression.
The distributive property states that you must multiply each number within the Parentheses with the Number(s) outside the parentheses.
Multiply the -4 with the 3d and the -1.
= -12d + 4 + 4d
= -8d + 4
- Simplify the following expressions:
A). 2x(3 + 9x) - 6
B) (y + 3)(2y - 5) + 14(3x - 8)