Simplify the expression and explain each step 4(3x+2)- 2

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(2) Answers

Thefreeman

it would become 4(3x)+4(2). {distributive property.} so that leaves you with 12x+8. add in the next step. 12x+8-2, or 12x-6. You don't have it set equal to anything, so that would be your final answers. hope this helps

ilozada6

4(3x+2)-2
2(2(3x+2)-1
2(6x+4-1)
2(6x+3)
2 time 3 (2x+1)
=6(2x+1)