# How do you simplify 6+ (8x+12)?

Nov 2, 2015

$18 + 8 x$

#### Explanation:

$\left[1\right] \text{ } 6 + \left(8 x + 12\right)$

Distribute $+ 1$ to $8 x + 12$.

$\left[2\right] \text{ } = 6 + \left(1\right) 8 x + \left(1\right) 12$

$\left[3\right] \text{ } = 6 + 8 x + 12$

Add $6$ and $12$.

$\left[4\right] \text{ } = \textcolor{b l u e}{18 + 8 x}$