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Use the distributive property and gather the like terms in the equation below.

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What is -2(4x+5) equal to?

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Multiply -2 times 4x:-

-8x

Multiply -2 times 5:-

-10

Put the terms together:-

-8x-10

Good luck.

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-8x - 10

Step-by-step explanation:

To use the distributive property, distribute what is outside the parenthesis to each term in the parenthesis. When you do this, you multiply each term by what's outside the parenthesis.

-2(4x) + (-2)(5)

= -8x - 10

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