# How do you simplify the expression # 2x+y-(9-4x)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

We need to use the distributive property here. This is where the negative sign will multiply everything in the parenthesis. So the negative will apply to both the

This is what the new expression looks like:

Now we can simplify this by adding like terms, or

That is also the most simplified expression.

Hope this helps!