# How do you use the distributive property to simplify 8(m+4)?

##### 1 Answer
Jul 21, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

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

$\textcolor{red}{8} \left(m + 4\right) \implies \left(\textcolor{red}{8} \times m\right) + \left(\textcolor{red}{8} \times 4\right) \implies$

$8 m + 32$