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How do you write this equation without parentheses? 8(4x-7)=

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8(4x-7)
The distributive property tells you that you multiply 8 by each term inside the parentheses, one at a time.
=8*4x+8*-7
Here, the * means multiplication. Notice how the 8 shows up twice, once for each term inside the parentheses.
=32x-56 [answer]