How do you solve #2(3a+2)=-8# using the distributive property?
The final answer will be
First off, what you want to do is use your distributive property to simplify the parentheses.
Take the 2 from the outside, and multiply it times the
Then separately multiply that same 2 on the outside times the
So then your simplified equation will read
After this, you have to still get the
Then you have