# Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 28: 114

$-27x-18$

#### Work Step by Step

The distributive property states that for any real numbers a, b, and c, $a(b+c) = ab+ac$ Thus, when the distributive property is applied to the given expression, the given expression is equivalent to: $=-9(3x) +(-9)(2) \\=-27x+(-18) \\=-27x-18$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.