# How do you simplify #5x + [ - 4- 3( 5x + 7) ]#?

##### 2 Answers

Jan 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

Jan 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

First, you want to solve using BEDMAS (brackets, exponents, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction)

So lets start by doing the things in the brackets first

Now we can add common terms together, so:

Then factor out the common multiple (which is -5) to get the simplified form: