# SOLUTION: Can you help me solve this: Apply the distributive property. Then simplify by combining like terms: (2w+4)(-3)+w and {{{ 15d^2+(2-d)4d }}}?

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Question 631435: Can you help me solve this: Apply the distributive property. Then simplify by combining like terms: (2w+4)(-3)+w and ?
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 Here's what you tried: Graphical form: simplifies to Text form: (2w+4)*(-3)+w simplifies to -5*w-12Cartoon (animation) form: For tutors: `simplify_cartoon( (2w+4)*(-3)+w )` If you have a website, here's a link to this solution.

### DETAILED EXPLANATION

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Solved by pluggable solver: EXPLAIN simplification of an expression

 Here's what you tried: Graphical form: simplifies to Text form: 15d^2+(2-d)*4d simplifies to 11*d^2+8*dCartoon (animation) form: For tutors: `simplify_cartoon( 15d^2+(2-d)*4d )` If you have a website, here's a link to this solution.

### DETAILED EXPLANATION

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Expanded term by using associative property on
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Multiplied numerator integers
It becomes .

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