# How do you use the distributive property to rewrite and simplify (5+n)3?

Mar 29, 2017

See the solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Multiply the individual terms within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

$\left(5 + n\right) \textcolor{red}{3} \to$

$\left(5 \times \textcolor{red}{3}\right) + \left(n \times \textcolor{red}{3}\right) \to$

$15 + 3 n$