## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

We are given the expression $4(6n^{2}-3)-3(8n^{2}+4)$. We can use the distributive property and then combine like terms to simplify. $4\times(6n^{2}-3)-3\times(8n^{2}+4)=24n^{2}-12-24n^{2}-12$ $=(24n^{2}-24n^{2})-(12+12)=(0)-(24)=-24$