# How do you simplify #4( 5x + 9) - 2( x - 4)#?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 19, 2016

The simplified expression is

#### Explanation:

Follow the Order of Operations. First, we will distribute the

Nov 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

Step 1) Expand the terms within each parenthesis:

Step 2) Combine like terms: