# How do you solve #-4(3x-2)=-32# using the distributive property?

We will use the distributive property (shown below) to simplify

Following this image, we know that:

Put that back into the equation:

Now subtract

Next, divide both sides by

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To solve -4(3x-2)=-32 using the distributive property:

- Distribute -4 across the terms inside the parentheses: -4 * 3x = -12x and -4 * -2 = 8.
- Rewrite the equation: -12x + 8 = -32.
- Subtract 8 from both sides: -12x = -40.
- Divide both sides by -12: x = 40/12 or x = -10/3.

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