Factor 3(3a+8)-5a-3

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3(3a+8)-5a-3
Factor -1 out of 3(3a+8)-5a-3.
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Factor -1 out of 3(3a+8).
-(-3(3a+8))-5a-3
Factor -1 out of -5a.
-(-3(3a+8))-(5a)-3
Rewrite -3 as -1(3).
-(-3(3a+8))-(5a)-1(3)
Factor -1 out of -(-3(3a+8))-(5a).
-(-3(3a+8)+5a)-1(3)
Factor -1 out of -(-3(3a+8)+5a)-1(3).
-(-3(3a+8)+5a+3)
-(-3(3a+8)+5a+3)
Apply the distributive property.
-(-3(3a)-3⋅8+5a+3)
Multiply 3 by -3.
-(-9a-3⋅8+5a+3)
Multiply -3 by 8.
-(-9a-24+5a+3)
Add -9a and 5a.
-(-4a-24+3)
Add -24 and 3.
-(-4a-21)
Factor.
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Factor -1 out of -4a-21.
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Factor -1 out of -4a.
-(-(4a)-21)
Rewrite -21 as -1(21).
-(-(4a)-1(21))
Factor -1 out of -(4a)-1(21).
–(4a+21)
–(4a+21)
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
–1(4a+21)
–1(4a+21)
Combine exponents.
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Factor out negative.
–(4a+21)
Multiply -1 by -1.
1(4a+21)
Multiply 4a+21 by 1.
4a+21
4a+21
Factor 3(3a+8)-5a-3

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