How do you use the distributive property to simplify 4(x + 3)?

We have to evaluate 4(x+3) using distributive property

The distributive property is a property used in Algebra where a number, when multiplied with a group of numbers, can be distributed to each number of the group and multiplied. Let’s look at the formula and examples for further explanations.

Distributive Property Formula –

a×(b+c)=a×b+a×c

Solution

4(x + 3)
Using distributive property,
= 4 × x + 4 ×3
= 4x + 12
= 4x+12

Answer

On solving 4(x+3) using distributive property we get 4x +12

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