#### Answer

$18x-40$

#### Work Step by Step

Distribute $8$ to find:
$=24x-40-6x$
Rearrange and group like terms, and then simplify using the distributive property to find:
$=(24x-6x)-40
\\=(24-6)x-40
\\=18x-40$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-13417-894-7

ISBN 13:
978-0-13417-894-3

$18x-40$

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