# Question #78761

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2017

If those are multiplication symbols, then the answer would be

If those are variables, then the answer would be

#### Explanation:

**1st answer:**

**2nd answer:**

#5 * 4x = 20x# , using the distributive property.

Then,

#20x * 6x = 120x^2#

This is because you are multiplying two variables together.

Hope this helps!