Use the distributive property to remove the parentheses, then simplify by combining like terms. 3(2s – 6) + 3

Hi Abby,

By using the distributive property,

3(2x-6)=3×2x-3×6=6x-18

3(2x-6)+3=6x-18+3

=6x-15

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Stamford, CT

Hi Abby,

By using the distributive property,

3(2x-6)=3×2x-3×6=6x-18

3(2x-6)+3=6x-18+3

=6x-15

Middletown, CT

Hi Abby;

3(2x – 6) + 3

Let's distribute 3 within the parentheses...

6x-18+3

Combine like terms...

6x-15

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