How do you simplify  8(7x- 4)?

Jun 15, 2016

$= 56 x - 32$

Explanation:

$\textcolor{b l u e}{8} \cdot \left(7 x - 4\right)$

We multiply $\textcolor{b l u e}{8}$ with each term within the bracket.

$= \textcolor{b l u e}{8} \times \left(7 x - 4\right)$

$= \textcolor{b l u e}{8} \times \left(7 x\right) + \textcolor{b l u e}{8} \cdot \left(- 4\right)$

$= 56 x - 32$