# Thread: I need to see simplified

1. ## I need to see simplified

7-3[2(-4-4)-3(-1-1)]

2. Originally Posted by Randymark
7-3[2(-4-4)-3(-1-1)]
Work from the inside out:
7 - 3[2(-4 - 4) - 3(-1 - 1)]

7 - 3[2(-8) - 3(-2)]

7 - 3[-16 + 6]

You take it from here.

-Dan

that is ho i did it my final anser is 59 but my book and calculater say the anser is 37

4. Originally Posted by topsquark
Work from the inside out:
7 - 3[2(-4 - 4) - 3(-1 - 1)]

7 - 3[2(-8) - 3(-2)]

7 - 3[-16 + 6]

You take it from here.

-Dan
Please not that I had made a sign error in my original post. I have fixed it.

To continue then:
7 - 3[-16 + 6]

7 - 3[-10]

7 + 30

37

-Dan