How do you simplify -5v -5(-8 -6v)?

Jun 12, 2016

$5 v - 5 \left(- 8 - 6 v\right) = \textcolor{b l u e}{35 v + 40}$

Explanation:

$5 v - 5 \left(- 8 - 6 v\right)$

Apply the distributive property by multiplying $- 5$ times the expression inside the parentheses, then simplify.

$5 v + 40 + 30 v$

Simplify by combining like terms.

$35 v + 40$