## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

4(2m) First, we use the Distributive Property to distribute the 4 to the 2m. 4$\times$2$\times$m We can comprehend the 2m as 2$\times$m. With the multiplication of 4, we can use it to form 4$\times$2$\times$m. 8$\times$m We can multiply the 4 and 2 together since they are a like term to form 8. The answer cannot be further simplified. 8m