Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Basic Rules of Algebra - Exercise Set - Page 54: 73


$6(x+4),$ simplifies to $\quad 6x+24$

Work Step by Step

" six times..."$\rightarrow 6\cdot(...)$ "...the sum of 4 and a number" $\rightarrow (x+4)$ the expression translates to$:\qquad 6(x+4)$ Using the distributive property, $6(x+4)=6x+6\cdot 4$ = $6x+24$
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