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    How to multiply out bracket and simplify -3x-(x+4)?
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    (Original post by Splatpebble999)
    How to multiply out bracket and simplify -3x-(x+4)?
    Distribute the -1 into the bracket as
    -3x-(x+4) \equiv -3x+(-1)(x+4)

    Then proceed to simplify.
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Distribute the -1 into the bracket as
    -3x-(x+4) \equiv -3x+(-1)(x+4)

    Then proceed to simplify.
    Didn't we have virtually this exact question a couple of days ago??
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    (Original post by davros)
    Didn't we have virtually this exact question a couple of days ago??
    That's what I thought about. The person who asked, along with the answer he/she was given, were both wrong as far as I recall.
 
 
 
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