OpenStudy (anonymous):

Simplify -2(n-5)

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shaik0124):

-2n+10

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

use the distributive property

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Why does the - become a +

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shaik0124):

bcoz -*- gives +

5 years ago
OpenStudy (jwheele1):

-2(n-5) Distribute -2n + 5

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shaik0124):

when u multiply two negative values it will become postive

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Ok, thanks

5 years ago
OpenStudy (jwheele1):

- * - = + - * += - + * + = +

5 years ago
OpenStudy (jwheele1):

basically the same signs multiplied together are always positive. If you multiply 2 different signs they wil be negative.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Ok

5 years ago