Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises: 90

Answer

$-8x-32$

Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ for real numbers a, b, and c. Therefore, $-8(x+4)=-8(x)+(-8(4))=(-8\times x)+(-8\times4)=-8x-32$.
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