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Translate each of the following and simplify the result.What number do you subtract from $-3$ to get $-9 ?$

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we're asked to simplify the expression. Negative. Three. Inside parentheses. Times negative night again inside parentheses. There are no other operators here besides the multiplication, so we can just do the multiplication directly. We just have negative three times negative night. When you have a negative number multiplied by another negative number, the product turns into a positive number. So our final answer is negative. Three times negative nine, which is just positive. 27. And that is our final answer. Positive 27.

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