Which of the following is the same as \((3 \times 8)+(3 \times 6)\)?

\(3(8+6)\)

Explanation

Use the distributive property to rewrite the factors \((3 \times 8)\) and \((3 \times 6)\). When the common factor, 3, is factored out, the sum (8 6) remains. Therefore, \(3(8+6)=(3 \times 8)+(3 \times 6)\).

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