# How do you solve #2(x-5+2)=6# using the distributive property?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

The distributive property is shown here:

Although the image has two terms inside the parenthesis rather than three terms in the question, we can apply it to this question.

The

Now simplify by multiplying:

Combine

Add

Divide both sides by

Hope this helps!

#### Explanation:

Since the

Put those together and you have your new equation:

Now, you can add

Add

Now you have a division by

#### Explanation:

Distributive Property is when you get rid of the brackets so what happens is...

You got the equation...

You take the one with brackets...

Then you times the number outside the brackets with everything inside like this...

so

Now you got:

With this, you can now find the '

adding the together...

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