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## bdboy0 4 years ago how do you simplify 5(x+4)+6(x+3)

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1. aroub

do you know how to distribute?

2. bdboy0

no not really.... im new to all of this....

3. Coolsector

5x+5*4 + 6x + 6*3 -> 11x + 38

4. raheen

5x+20+6x+18=11x+38

5. bdboy0

how do you distribute???

6. Coolsector

for example 5*(2+3) you multiply every term inside the bars : 5*2 + 5*3

7. bdboy0

thanks i think i understand a bit bettr now. im still gonna need to keep up on studies for it

8. aroub

okay, you have 5(x+4)+6(x+3) all you have to do is just multiply the 5 by the numbers inside the brackets like this: 5(x)+ 5(4)= 5x+20 and same thing for 6 you multiply it by everything inside the brackets 6(x) +6(3)=6x+18 now you add the numbers you got 5x+20+6x+18 11x+ 38

9. bdboy0

thank you soooooooo much.... so i need help on another one first i wanna see if i get right...

10. aroub

okay :)

11. bdboy0

problem is 2(x-4y+1) + 3(-2x+y-2) imma try and figure out the answer first

12. aroub

ok and tell me what will you get so i could check for you.. :)

13. bdboy0

i think i got the first part right the second part was a lil confusing.... for the first part i got 2x-8y+2

14. aroub

correct! :) , do the same thing for the second part

15. bdboy0

i did but it came up as a multipplication

16. aroub

ok, just tell me what did you get .. please

17. bdboy0

-21 3*-6x+3y-6

18. aroub

3(-2x+y-2) 3(-2x)+3(y)+3(-2) -6x+3y-6 ^ that's the true answer :)

19. aroub

now add them..

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