How do you use the distributive property to simplify 0.25 (6q + 32)?

Mar 13, 2018

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

Multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

$\textcolor{red}{0.25} \left(6 q + 32\right) \implies$

$\left(\textcolor{red}{0.25} \times 6 q\right) + \left(\textcolor{red}{0.25} \times 32\right) \implies$

$1.5 q + 8$