# How do you simplify #(8n + 7) - ( 7n + 2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Use the distributive property

#### Explanation:

You can use the distributive property by distributing the negative into the

Next, you can collect like terms to come to a final answer of

Use the distributive property

You can use the distributive property by distributing the negative into the

Next, you can collect like terms to come to a final answer of