# How do you simplify 5t - 2(1 + t)?

Mar 28, 2016

$7 t - 2$

#### Explanation:

To simplify $5 t - 2 \left(1 + t\right)$

Begin by distributing the $2$
$5 t - 2 - 2 t$

Combine like terms
$7 t - 2$