# How do you simplify #1/2(x-5)#?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 20, 2018

You don't. You can transform it somehow, but it is simplified.

#### Explanation:

You can distribute

Jun 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

Given:

I'm assuming that you're trying to expand the expression, as it cannot be simplified further!

So, we use the distributive property, which states that