Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

_TylerTaughtMe Group Title

Simplify −(6p + 12) 6p − 12 6p + 12 −6p + 12 −6p − 12

  • one year ago
  • one year ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. tjones89 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    when you have a minus sign next to parentheses like that its the same thing as this: \[(-1)(6p + 12)\]

    • one year ago
  2. tjones89 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    and now you just have to distribute that negative one to each term inside the parentheses

    • one year ago
  3. _TylerTaughtMe Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I Dont Get It ...

    • one year ago
  4. tjones89 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    which part? changing the minus sign to negative one or distributing?

    • one year ago
  5. uglymanity23 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Parenthesis 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.

    • one year ago
  6. tjones89 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    -(a + b) does not equal -a + b, you must distribute the negative sign to each term in the parentheses

    • one year ago
  7. uglymanity23 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Right, sorry. You corrected that for me, haha. Saw that wrong.

    • one year ago
  8. anas2000 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Simplify −(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

    • one year ago
  9. whitt Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    (-1x 6p) + (-1x12) =-6p -12. See how that works?

    • one year ago
  10. _TylerTaughtMe Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Yea

    • one year ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.