# How do you simplify #8(3m+6)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 26, 2016

#### Answer:

Use the Distributive Property to get the answer.

#### Explanation:

The Distributive Property states that the sum of two numbers (in this case, 3m and 6) times a third number (8) is equal to the sum of each of those two numbers times the third number. For instance,