# How do you simplify 6a+4+2a?

Feb 17, 2017

$8 a + 4$

#### Explanation:

$\text{6 of a "+ " 2 of a " = " 8 of a}$
$\text{ "6a" "+" "2a" "=" } 8 a$

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In addition you can change the order without it changing the answer. So $2 + 4$ is the same as $4 + 2$

Changing the order we have:

$6 a + 4 + 2 a \text{ "->" "6a+2a+4" "=" } 8 a + 4$