# How do you simplify 9(x - 2) –3(x – 1)?

$9 x - 18 - 3 x - \left(- 3\right) = 9 x - 18 - 3 x + 3 = 6 x - 15$
Use the distributive property, $a \times \left(b + c\right) = a \times b + a \times c$.