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Q:
# -2(7a+4b)-6c= Simplify

Accepted Solution

A:

Answer:Because of the minus sign
2 becomes - 2
The answer is -2
Multiply a and 7
Multiply a and 1
The a just gets copied along.
The answer is a
a
7*a evaluates to 7a
Multiply b and 4
Multiply b and 1
The b just gets copied along.
The answer is b
b
4*b evaluates to 4b
7*a+4*b evaluates to 7a+4b
Multiply -2 by 7a+4b
we multiply -2 by each term in 7a+4b term by term.
This is the distributive property of multiplication.
Multiply -2 and 7a
Multiply 1 and a
The a just gets copied along.
a
-2 Γ 7a = -14a
Multiply -2 and 4b
Multiply 1 and b
The b just gets copied along.
b
-2 Γ 4b = -8b
-2*(7*a+4*b) evaluates to -14a-8b
Multiply c and 6
Multiply c and 1
The c just gets copied along.
The answer is c
c
6*c evaluates to 6c
The answer is -14a-8b-6c
-2*(7*a+4*b)-6*c evaluates to -14a-8b-6c
The final answer is
-14a-8b-6cStep-by-step explanation:Please mark brainliest and have a great day!