how do i simplify 7x-4[6-(8-5x)] 9/1/2012 | Lorna from Weaverville, NC | 1 Answer | 0 Votes Mark favorite Subscribe Comment
You do what is inside the parenthesis and bracket first so: 7x-4[6-(8-5x)] 7x-4[6-8+5x] simplify: 7x-4[-2+5x] distribute the -4: 7x+8-20x simplify: -13x+8 9/1/2012 | Krista S. Comment