# How do you use the distributive property to multiply #6(3r+4s)#?

##### 1 Answer

I did this by first multiplying

After that, I multiplied

Finally add the "s" to the end of the product. And voila, you have the simplified version of

Remember that the distributive property means that you are distributing the 6 outside of the parentheses to everything within it, hence the name of the property.

For another example,

I hope this helps, and good luck!