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

Feb 9, 2017

$432$

#### Explanation:

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

$8$$\left(50 + 4\right)$ $\to$ $400 + 32$ $\to$ $432$

Feb 9, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

Using the distributive property, multiply each term within the parenthesis by $\textcolor{red}{8}$ and then add the results:

$\left(\textcolor{red}{8} \times 50\right) + \left(\textcolor{red}{8} \times 4\right) \to$

$400 + 32 \to 432$