# How do you simplify -6(x+4)?

Oct 10, 2016

$- 6 x - 24$

#### Explanation:

Distribute the $- 6$ throughout the set of parenthesis. Meaning, multiply $- 6$ to each term within the parenthesis.

$- 6 \times x$ = $- 6 x$
and
$- 6 \times 4$ = $- 24$

$- 6 x - 24$