How do you simplify 5(4x-13)?

Jun 11, 2017

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

Multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

$\textcolor{red}{5} \left(4 x - 13\right) \implies$

$\left(\textcolor{red}{5} \times 4 x\right) - \left(\textcolor{red}{5} \times 13\right) \implies$

$20 x - 65$