How do you simplify #8( m - 5) + 6m#?
you use the distributive property on
First expand, then simplify, and you will get
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!
1st you distribute