Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 51: 69



Work Step by Step

The distributive property was not properly applied. The two terms created by multiplying 4 by the two addends should be added rather than multiplied. $4(x+5)=(4\times x)\underset\uparrow+(4\times 5)=4x+20$
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