# How do you simplify # (8 - b)(-3) + 6b + 12 - 10b#?

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Apr 11, 2018

#### Answer:

They wrote this really weird but I guess that's math people for ya. I got

#### Explanation:

So the first step is to distribute the

Once you do that you should get

After you solve for that it's basic combining of like terms:

And finally you get

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, multiply out the

The whole expression becomes:

Then combine like terms (add all the b's together and add all the constants together):