Given the function p(x)=6x+2, compare and contrast p(-2) and p(4). Choose the statement

Given the function p(x)=6x+2, compare and contrast p(-2) and p(4). Choose the statement that is true concerning these two values.
(A) The value of p(-2) is larger then the value of p(4).
(B) The value of p(-2) is smaller then the value of p(4).
(C) The value of p(-2) is the same as the value of p(4).
(D) The values of p(-2) and p(4) cannot be compared.