# How do you solve #-(3k-12)=48# using the distributive property?

##### 1 Answer

May 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

We first simplify the left hand side using the distributive property, shown here:

Following this image, the left hand side of the equation would become:

Putting this back into the equation:

Now, subtract

Divide both sides by

So:

Hope this helps!