# How do you simplify 9 - t - 3(t + 3)?

Apr 14, 2018

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#### Explanation:

9−t−3(t+3)

Opening the brackets:

$= \cancel{9} - t - 3 t - \cancel{9}$

Combining like terms:

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~Hope this helps! :)