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    simplify

    -5x[3-2(2x-4)-3x]

    please help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiebug3
    -5x[3-2(2x-4)-3x]

    please help.
    -5x[3-2(2x-4)-3x] ; first do what we can inside Parenthases or brackets

    -5x[3-4x+8-3x] ; ditto

    -5x[11-7x] ; now multiply

    -55x - 35x^2 ; or

    -35x^2 - 55x
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