# How do you simplify the expression #5(4+x)#?

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Apr 22, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Multiply everything inside the brackets by the 5 that is outside of them. So we have

Or you may if you wish write it as:

Apr 22, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Simplify:

Apply the distributive property: