# How do you simplify #(6x + 8)7#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 26, 2018

#### Answer:

42x+56

#### Explanation:

Using the distributive property, we can simplify this expression.

It may be easier to write it as this :

Whenever we have a number or expression outside of the parentheses, we are going to distribute it to all terms inside the parentheses.

Just think of it as two separate equations:

(7)(6x) and (7)(8)

Distribute the 7 to 6x.

Then distribute the 7 to the 8.

So your final answer is