# How do you simplify 4(3+5) ?

##### 1 Answer
Jan 19, 2017

Multiply the term outside the parenthesis by each term within the parenthesis and add the results to simplify:

$4 \left(3 + 5\right) \to \left(4 \times 3\right) + \left(4 \times 5\right) \to 12 + 20 \to 32$