## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$-2m+6$
$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ Use the Distributive Property to simplify the given expression, $-2(m-3) .$ $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Using the Distributive Property which is given by $a(b+c)=ab+ac,$ the expression above is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -2(m)-2(-3) \\\\= -2m+6 .\end{array}