Work Step by Step
The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$, where a, b, and c are real numbers. In this example, we can set $4(x+3)=a(b+c)$. So, $a=4$, $b=x$, and $c=3$. Therefore, the other side of this equation is $ab+ac=4(x)+4(3)=4x+12$.