# How do you simplify (-4 - 3n) times -8?

Jul 15, 2016

= $32 + 24 n$
This would more commonly be written as $- 8 \left(- 4 - 3 n\right)$ but as multiplication is commutative, it means the same either way.
= $32 + 24 n \text{ be careful of the signs!}$