# How do you multiply 7(-5v-8)?

Jul 13, 2015

=color(blue)(-35v-56

#### Explanation:

color(blue)(7)(−5v−8)
Here, $\textcolor{b l u e}{7}$ needs to be multiplied with both the terms within brackets.

=color(blue)(7) * (−5v) + color(blue)(7)*(−8)

=color(blue)(-35v-56