How do you use the distributive property to rewrite and evaluate #(a+7)2#?

1 Answer
May 20, 2017

Answer:

#2a + 14#

Explanation:

Distributive Property : #a(b + c) = ab + ac#

Here, The Expression can be written as :

#color(white)("XXX")##(a + 7)2#
#=# #2(a + 7)# [Commutative Property: #a * b = b * a#]
#=# #2*a + 7 * 2# [Using the Distributive Property Here]
#=# #2a + 14#

This explains the answer.