# Simplify, please: 5{[4(q – 4) + 18] – [2(5q – 2)

$$\displaystyle{5}{\left\lbrace{\left[{4}{\left({q}–{4}\right)}+{18}\right]}–{\left[{2}{\left({5}{q}–{2}\right)}+{3}\right]}\right\rbrace}$$

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$$\displaystyle{5}{\left\lbrace{\left[{4}{\left({q}–{4}\right)}+{18}\right]}–{\left[{2}{\left({5}{q}–{2}\right)}+{3}\right]}\right\rbrace}=$$
$$\displaystyle={5}{\left\lbrace{\left[{4}{q}–{16}+{18}\right]}–{\left[{10}{q}–{4}+{3}\right]}\right\rbrace}=$$
$$\displaystyle={5}{\left\lbrace{4}{q}+{2}–{10}{q}–{1}\right\rbrace}=$$
$$\displaystyle={5}{\left\lbrace{1}–{6}{q}\right\rbrace}=$$
$$\displaystyle={5}{\left({1}–{6}{q}\right)}$$
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