## Algebra 1

3 times the difference of t and 1 simplifies to: $3t-3$
$\ \ \underbrace{3}\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \underbrace{(t-1)}$ 3 times $\ \ \ \ \$ the difference of t and 1 $3(t-1)\longrightarrow$ apply the distributive property =$3t-3$