# How do you simplify -8-v-(-8xx7)?

Sep 21, 2015

The answer is $48 - v$.

#### Explanation:

$- 8 - v - \left(- 8 \times 7\right)$

Perform the operation inside the parentheses first.

$- 8 - v - \left(- 56\right)$

Simplify.

$- 8 - v + 56$

Simplify.

$48 - v$