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Remove Parentheses and simplify

1. (-8x + 5y - 12) - 6(2x - 4y -10)

Solution:

-8x+ 5y-12 -6(2x) -6(-4y)-6(-10)

-8x+5y-12-12x+24y+60

Simplify the like terms,

-20x+29y+48

2. [6(x + 4) - 12] - [5(x-8) + 14]

Solution:

6(x)+6(4) -12 ...

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