# How do you simplify 4(8p+4q-7r)?

Dec 21, 2016

$32 p + 16 q - 28 r$

#### Explanation:

To simplify this you must multiply $4$ by each term in the parenthesis:

$\textcolor{b l u e}{4} \left(\textcolor{red}{8 p + 4 q - 7 r}\right) \to$

$\left(\textcolor{b l u e}{4} \cdot \textcolor{red}{8 p}\right) + \left(\textcolor{b l u e}{4} \cdot \textcolor{red}{4 q}\right) - \left(\textcolor{b l u e}{4} \cdot \textcolor{red}{7 r}\right)$

$32 p + 16 q - 28 r$