How do you use the Distributive Property to expand the expression #7(9x-2)#?

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Jan 13, 2017

Answer:

You multiply the term outside the parenthesis by each term inside the parenthesis. See full explanation below:

Explanation:

You multiply the term outside the parenthesis, in this case #color(red)(7)# by each term inside the parenthesis:

#color(red)(7)(9x - 2) -> (color(red)(7) xx 9x) - (color(red)(7) xx 2) -> #

#63x - 14#