# How do you simplify #9(2y-4)-2(7y-12)#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

To simplify this, use the distributive property:

Following this image, we know that:

and

Therefore, the expression becomes:

Combine the like terms:

Hope this helps!

Jul 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let's distribute the

Next, we can combine our

We can recognize that both terms have a

Hope this helps!