# How do you simplify (4k^2 + 8k + 2) - (2k + 3)?

4k^2 + 8k + 2 color(red) ( - 2k - 3
 4k^2 + (color (blue)( 8k-2k)) +color(green)((2 - 3)
 = 4k^2 + color (blue)(6k) +color(green)(-1
$= 4 {k}^{2} + 6 k - 1$