Question

# Simplify the expression using properties of operations. 5(x−4)+2x Enter the correct answer in the box.

Answer

7x - 20

- Distribute the 5 to the terms inside the parentheses. A:5(x) - 5(4) + 2x = 5x - 20 + 2x
- Combine like terms. A: 5x + 2x - 20 = 7x - 20