# How do you use the distributive property to simplify #5(6-3i)+3(i-8)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

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To simplify this, use the distributive property (shown below):

Following this image, we know that:

and

Now combine them:

Color-code the like terms:

Combine the like terms:

Hope this helps!