# How do you simplify 5(4x + 6)?

May 3, 2016

$20 x + 30$

#### Explanation:

Given the expression,

5(color(red)(4x) color(blue)(+6))

Multiply the $5$ by each term within the brackets.

$= 5 \cdot \textcolor{red}{4 x} + 5 \cdot \textcolor{b l u e}{6}$

$= 20 x + 30$