# How do you simplify  - ( r + s ) - ( 2r + 2s )?

Oct 20, 2017

$- 3 r - 3 s$

#### Explanation:

The main point here is to multiply everything in the parenthesis by -1

$- \left(r + s\right) - \left(2 r + 2 s\right)$

$- r - s - 2 r - 2 s$

Final answer: $- 3 r - 3 s$