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

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

When it is written in the form

I will deal with the negative aspect of this in a while.

This means that you have 6 lots of

So you have 6 lots of 7 and

You also have 6 lots of x and

So, ignoring the negative part of -6,

This is the same as

Multiply everything inside the bracket by

Now multiply everything inside the bracket by 6 giving:

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Given: