# How do you simplify -5(-6-2)+7?

$- 5 \textcolor{b l u e}{\left(- 6 - 2\right)} + 7 \text{ } \leftarrow$ there are 2 terms. Do brackets first.
$= - 5 \textcolor{b l u e}{\left(- 8\right)} + 7$
$= \textcolor{b l u e}{+ 40} + 7$
$= 47$