# How do you use the distributive property to simplify (r-5)6?

Feb 14, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

To simplify using the distributive property multiply each term within the parenthesis by $\textcolor{red}{6}$:

$\left(r - 5\right) \textcolor{red}{6}$ becomes:

$\left(\textcolor{red}{6} \times r\right) - \left(\textcolor{red}{6} \times 5\right) \to$

$6 r - 30$