# How do you simplify 5(x + 11)?

Jun 30, 2018

$5 x + 55$

#### Explanation:

$5 \left(x + 11\right)$

To simplify this, use the distributive property:

Following this image, we know that:
$\textcolor{b l u e}{5 \left(x + 11\right) = \left(5 \cdot x\right) + \left(5 \cdot 11\right) = 5 x + 55}$

Hope this helps!