# Combine like terms. What is a simpler form of the expression? -3(-4y + 3) + 7y

**Solution:**

It is given that

-3(-4y + 3) + 7y

Using the multiplicative distributive property

= 12y - 9 + 7y

= 19y - 9

Therefore, the simpler form of the expression is 19y - 9.

**Example:**

Combine like terms. What is a simpler form of the expression? -2(-3y + 4) + 5y

**Solution:**

It is given that

-2(-3y + 4) + 5y

Using the multiplicative distributive property

= 6y - 8 + 5y

= 11y - 8

Therefore, the simpler form of the expression is 11y - 8.

## Combine like terms. What is a simpler form of the expression? -3(-4y + 3) + 7y

**Summary:**

Combining like terms, the simpler form of the expression -3(-4y + 3) + 7y is 19y - 9.

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