How do you simplify 7x+4(x+5)?

Mar 6, 2018

$7 x + 4 \left(x + 5\right)$
$7 x + \left(4 \cdot x\right) + \left(4 \cdot 5\right)$
$7 x + 4 x + 20$
$11 x + 20$

Explanation:

To solve this equation, you need to distribute the 4 to the numbers inside of the parentheses. When you have distributed the 4, then combine like terms to simplify your answer.