# How do you solve #42=-6(-3n+6)+6(n-3)# using the distributive property?

##### 1 Answer

To solve this using the distributive property you multiply each term outside a set of parenthesis by each term inside the parenthesis it is associated with. See full explanation of the process below.

#### Explanation:

To solve this using the distributive property you multiply each term outside a set of parenthesis by each term inside the parenthesis it is associated with. We need to pay close attention to the signs of each term.

We can now group and combine like terms:

We can now use normal algebra to solve for