Ashton had two boxes of pencils with fourteen pencils in each box. He gave six pencils to his brother. How many pencils did Ashton have left?

Ashton had two boxes of pencils with fourteen pencils in each box.

He gave six pencils to his brother. How many pencils did Ashton have left?

(2 x 14) – 6 = 28 – 6 = 22 pencils left