### All ISEE Lower Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve the following equation.

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**Correct answer:**

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### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve

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**Correct answer:**

Use the distributive property to solve:

### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Expand the expression.

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**Correct answer:**

Use FOIL (first, outer, inner, last) to expand.

First:

Outside:

Inside:

Last:

Sum the four terms into one expression.

Simplify by combining like terms.

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Simplify the expression:

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### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Simplify the expression:

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### Example Question #4 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Use the distributive property to expand:

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Remember: FOIL (first, outer, inner, last) to expand.

F:

O:

I:

L:

Now you have four terms:

Simplify:

### Example Question #7 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Evaluate.

**Possible Answers:**

None of the other answers.

**Correct answer:**

When there is any number next to a set of parentheses the operation is multiplication of that number and anything inside of the parentheses.

Therefore, would be the same as . The would be multiplied by the since is the same as .

The problem becomes and based on the order of operations the multiplication operation would be solved first.

It solves to .

### Example Question #5 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Choose the expression that correctly uses the distributive property to solve:

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**Correct answer:**

To properly use the distributive property, multiple the first number by every number in parentheses:

### Example Question #9 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Multiply:

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### Example Question #6 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Multiply:

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**Correct answer:**

Solve using the FOIL method:

First:

Outside:

Inside:

Last:

Add together and combine like terms: