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Lesson 1: Distributive property with variables

# Distributive property with variables

To apply the distributive property to an algebraic expression, you multiply each term inside the parentheses by the number or variable outside the parentheses. For example, to simplify 2(x + 3), you would multiply 2 by both x and 3, resulting in 2x + 6.

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• At , how does 1/2 (2a) just equal to a? Shouldn't it be 1?
• Basically, when you multiply 1/2 with 2a, you get 2/2a. 2/2a equals to 1a, which is equal to a
• This is still super difficult.
• true that, Still confuzzled
• Bruh moment, pls help, confuzled tots
• Yesssss! i like the rhymes but what do you need help on is what confuses me
• What is happening i'm so confused!
• yea, But like everything, you will get good.
• i dont get this question
6(5x -3)=
• it's basicly 6 times 5x minus 3. i think. ignore my spelling
• How to factor using the distributive property?
• y is he moaning its really disturbing my peacul lerning
• because jonathan is in da video
• how
1x1=3 like 123143457888X16380'2
• can someone please tell me where i have to go to understand how to solve 11(6+3h)