How do you simplify #6 (y - x) + 8#?

2 Answers
Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#6y - 6x + 8#

Explanation:

#6(y-x) + 8#

To simplify this, first use the distributive property:
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Following this image, we know that:
#color(blue)(6(y-x) = (6 * y) + (6 * -x) = 6y - 6x)#

Put it back into the expression:
#6y - 6x + 8#

Hope this helps!

Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#6y-6z+8#

Explanation:

Let's distribute the #6# to both terms in the parenthesis to get

#6y-6z+8#

Since none of our terms are like, this is the most we can simplify this.

Hope this helps!