# How do you solve #4(2r+8)=88# using the distributive property?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 9, 2016

Distribute

#### Explanation:

Let's look at what the distributive property says first.

It says we can distribute a coefficient outside parenthesis amongst the terms inside.

We see the same pattern with this equation,

where

Therefore, we can distribute that equation as,

We can then subtract 32 from both sides,

then divide 8 from both sides to reach,

which is our answer.