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anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify −(6p + 12)
6p − 12
6p + 12
−6p + 12
−6p − 12
anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify −(6p + 12) 6p − 12 6p + 12 −6p + 12 −6p − 12

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you have a minus sign next to parentheses like that its the same thing as this: \[(1)(6p + 12)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and now you just have to distribute that negative one to each term inside the parentheses

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which part? changing the minus sign to negative one or distributing?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Parenthesis means nothing when they are surrounding a number, or a group of numbers, when not used in a longer problem. For example, (6) is just 6. Or (a+b) is still a+b.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(a + b) does not equal a + b, you must distribute the negative sign to each term in the parentheses

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right, sorry. You corrected that for me, haha. Saw that wrong.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Simplify −(6p + 12) =>(6p  12) ◄ Ans 6p − 12 ← same 6p + 12 ← same −6p + 12 => (6p + 12) => (6p  12) ◄ Ans −6p − 12 =>(6p 12) => (6p + 12) ◄ Ans

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(1x 6p) + (1x12) =6p 12. See how that works?
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