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posted by Sir Galahad .
Can someone assist help me with the following?
Simplify the expression:
6(8+3i)
The answer is 23i, but I do not understand why.
Think of the sign outside of the parantheses as a 1. So, you need the distributive law and multiply 1 x 8 =
8. Then 1 x 3i = 3i.
So you have 6 + (8) + (3i)
2  3i
Oh, thank you! That makes lots of sense. :)
you're welcome!
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