# How do you solve 6(x+3) ?

Jul 1, 2016

$6 x + 18$

#### Explanation:

You would be simplifying rather than solving because this is an expression and not an equation.

Use the distributive law to multiply the 6 outside the bracket by each term inside the bracket.

$6 \left(x + 3\right) = 6 x + 18$

The terms are unlike so cannot be added together.
This is the final anwer.