How do you solve #4(5k+3)+3(-4k-4)=-48# using the distributive property?
See the entire solution process below:
First, expand the terms within parenthesis by multiplying each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis. Be careful to manage the signs of the individual terms correctly:
Next, group and combine like terms on the left side of the equation:
Now, divide each side of the equation by