How do you use the distributive property to multiply the expression #23 (13m-5)#?

1 Answer
Jan 5, 2017

Answer:

You multiply the term outside the parenthesis (#color(red)(23)#) by each term within the parenthesis (#color(blue)(13m - 5)#). See full process below:

Explanation:

#color(red)(23)(color(blue)(13m - 5)) ->#

#(color(red)(23) xx color(blue)(13m)) - (color(red)(23) xx color(blue)(5)) ->#

#299m - 115#