# How do you simplify x(x+2)?

${x}^{2} + 2 x$
From $x \left(x + 2\right)$ we use the distributive property and multiply the x to both the x and the 2 since $x \left(x + 2\right)$ is the same as $x \cdot x + x \cdot 2$ which gives us ${x}^{2} + 2 x$