# What is the variable expression for (2t+4)3+6(-5t)-(-8)?

Nov 22, 2017

20 - 24t

#### Explanation:

We have

$\left(2 t + 4\right) 3 + 6 \left(- 5 t\right) - \left(- 8\right)$

This expression can be simplified to

$\left(6 t + 12\right) - 30 t + 8$

This expression can be further simplified to

$6 t - 30 t + 12 + 8$

$\Rightarrow - 24 t + 20$

This expression can be written as

$\Rightarrow 20 - 24 t$