College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.2 - Real Numbers - P.2 Exercises - Page 15: 21



Work Step by Step

The distributive property shows that a coefficient of parenthesis is multiplied to all terms within the parenthesis. Therefore, the coefficient of 4 in this example should be distributed to both the A and the the B inside of the parenthesis. 4(A+B)=4A+4B
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