How do you simplify #6{13-2(4+1)}#?

1 Answer
Mar 22, 2018

Answer:

See below.

Explanation:

When solving problems like this it is good practice to work from the inside out.

#6{13-2(4+1)}#

Start with the terms in parenthesis:

#6{13-2(5)}#

Multiply by the number outside the parenthesis:

#6{13-10}#

Subtract the terms inside the braces:

#6{3}#

Mutiply by the number outside of the braces:

#18#