Mathematics

Question

Use the distributive property to rewrite the expression –2(6 – x) without parentheses.

2 Answer

  • -12-2x is the answer. You just distribute 2 to what is in the parentheses.
  • The distributive property multiplies the outside number by both the inside numbers. In this case, 2(6 - x) would be:
    12 - 2x simplified.
    12 - 2x is your answer without parenthesis.
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