# How do you simplify #2(-x-3y+1)+3(2x+y-4)#?

See the entire simplification process below:

First, expand the terms in parenthesis by multiplying each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of the individual terms correctly:

Now, group and then combine like terms:

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To simplify the expression 2(-x-3y+1)+3(2x+y-4), you distribute the numbers outside the parentheses to the terms inside the parentheses and then combine like terms:

2(-x-3y+1) + 3(2x+y-4) = -2x - 6y + 2 + 6x + 3y - 12 = -2x + 6x - 6y + 3y + 2 - 12 = 4x - 3y - 10

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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