Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.1 Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - R.1 Exercise Set: 63

Answer

$-30+6x$

Work Step by Step

Using $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ (or the Distributive Property), the given expression, $ -2(15-3x) ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -2(15)-2(-3x) \\\\= -30+6x .\end{array}
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