How do you simplify #8(50+4)#?

2 Answers
Feb 9, 2017

Answer:

#432#

Explanation:

Use the distributive property to multiply #8# by #50# and #4# and then add the results:

#8##(50+4)# #-># #400+32# #-># #432#

Feb 9, 2017

Answer:

See the entire simplification process below:

Explanation:

Using the distributive property, multiply each term within the parenthesis by #color(red)(8)# and then add the results:

#(color(red)(8) xx 50) + (color(red)(8) xx 4) ->#

#400 + 32 -> 432#