anonymous one year ago Distribute and then combine like terms to simplify this expression : 5b+2(3+4b)

1. anonymous

Just expand (multiply) all the terms and add the like terms together.

2. anonymous

$5b + 2 \times (3 + 4b)$

3. anonymous

$5b + 6 + 8b$

4. anonymous

$(5 + 8)b + 6 = 13b + 6$