# SOLUTION: Please help. Use the distributive property to remove the parentheses in the following expression. Then simplify your result if possible. 1/4(20+16) Thanks JMS

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Distributive-associative-commutative-properties Question 115852: Please help. Use the distributive property to remove the parentheses in the following expression. Then simplify your result if possible. 1/4(20+16) Thanks JMSAnswer by ptaylor(2048)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Distributive property sez: a(b+c)=ab+ac So: 1/4(20+16)=1/4(20)+1/4(16)=5+4=9 CK 1/4(20+16)=1/4(36)=9 Hope this helps---ptaylor