# How do you use the distributive property to simplify - \frac{6z - 2}{3}?

$- \frac{6 z - 2}{3} = - \left(\frac{6 z}{3} - \frac{2}{3}\right)$
$- \left(\frac{6 z}{3} - \frac{2}{3}\right) = - \frac{6 z}{3} + \frac{2}{3} = - \frac{6}{3} \cdot z + \frac{2}{3} = - 2 z + \frac{2}{3}$