How do you simplify #5(b - 6) + 9#?

1 Answer
Mar 10, 2018

Answer:

5b - 21

Explanation:

Use the concept of BEDMAS

Brackets
Exponents
Division
Multiplication
Addition
Subtraction

So we check the B first
b-6 cannot be simplified do we continue to the next step
there is no exponent
there is no division

There is multiplaction, so you mutiply 5 with b and -6 giving you
these steps
5(b−6)+9
#5*b + 5 *-6# and +9
=5b-30+9
= 5b-21

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