# How do you simplify #8( m - 5) + 6m#?

##### 5 Answers

#### Explanation:

you use the distributive property on

First expand, then simplify, and you will get

#### Explanation:

Expand:

Now simplify:

#### Explanation:

We will use the distributive property to solve this equation. Here is a helpful picture about the property:

So we are going to multiply

**Hint:** when you see the distributive property in a problem, it's easiest to draw arrow like it shows in the picture, so that you know what to multiply together. It's really quick, and it will help you get the problems right!

#### Explanation:

1st you distribute