# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Get Ready!: 13

$-36a^{2}-6a$

#### Work Step by Step

Distribute (remove parentheses) $=6a-18a^{2}-12a-18a^{2}$ Gather like terms $=-18a^{2}-18a^{2}\quad+6a-12a$ $=-36a^{2}-6a$

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