How do you simplify #2(x+6)#?

2 Answers
May 19, 2017

Answer:

#2x+12#

Explanation:

Each of the terms inside the bracket are multiplied by the 2.

#rArrcolor(red)(2)(x+6)#

#=(color(red)(2)xx x)+(color(red)(2)xx6)#

#=2x+12#

May 19, 2017

Answer:

#2x+12#

Explanation:

Use the distributive property

#color(green)2(color(red)xcolor(orange)+color(blue)6)=color(green)2(color(red)x)color(orange)+color(green)2(color(blue)6)=2x+12#