How do you write 3x-(2-4x) in standard form?

Mar 17, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

Explanation:

First, remove all of the terms from parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:

$3 x - 2 + 4 x$

Next, group like terms:

$3 x + 4 x - 2$

Now, combine like terms:

$\left(3 + 4\right) x - 2$

$7 x - 2$