## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$4k-57$
Using $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ or the Distributive Property and then combining like terms, the given expression, $-4+4(4k-3)-6(2k+8)+7 ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -4+16k-12-12k-48+7 \\\\= (16k-12k)+(-4-12-48+7) \\\\= 4k-57 .\end{array}