# How do you simplify #-4(3+3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 7, 2016

Use PEMDAS to determine the order to do things and arrive at

#### Explanation:

To solve this, we'll use PEMDAS. P stands for Parentheses (or brackets as I like to call them), so we'll work the addition inside them first, then do the multiplication.

Starting with the original:

and now working the addition within the brackets:

and now the multiplication: