ISEE Lower Level Math : How to find the distributive property

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Example Questions

Example Question #11 : Numbers And Operations

Simplify:


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Example Question #11 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

Which equation demonstrates the distributive property?

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Cannot be determined

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The distributive property says that when a quantity  is multiplied by terms inside parentheses , the quantity outside the parentheses must be multiplied by each quantitity inside the parentheses.

Therefore, the answer is , because  is multiplied both by  and .

Example Question #12 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve using the distributive property:

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Example Question #14 : Numbers And Operations

Use the distributive property to solve .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, multiply 4 and 3 (the result is 12). Then, add that to the result of multiplying 4 and 9 (which is 36). 36 + 12 equals 48.

Example Question #15 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the equation:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

This question can be solved by using the distributive property or by using order of operations.

To solve, multiply each number in parenthesis by :

Then solve:

To solve with order of operations, add within the parentheses and then multiply.

Answer:

Example Question #16 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the equation:

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:
This question can be solved by using the distributive property or by using order of operations.

To solve, multiply each number in parenthesis by :

Then solve: 

To solve with order of operations, add within the parentheses and then multiply.

Answer: 

 

 

Example Question #17 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the equation:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:
This question can be solved by using the distributive property or by using order of operations.

To solve, multiply each number in parenthesis by :

Then solve: 

To solve with order of operations, add within the parentheses and then multiply.

Answer: 

Example Question #18 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the equation:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:
This question can be solved by using the distributive property or by using order of operations.

To solve, multiply each number in parenthesis by :

Then solve: 

To solve with order of operations, add within the parentheses and then multiply.

Answer: 

 

Example Question #19 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the equation:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:
This question can be solved by using the distributive property or by using order of operations.

To solve, multiply each number in parenthesis by :

Then solve: 

To solve with order of operations, add within the parentheses and then multiply.

Answer: 

Example Question #20 : Numbers And Operations

What is the value of  in the equation below?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve for  in this equation we want to get  alone on one side of the equal sign. We can do this by adding 5 to each side of the equation.

The left side fo the equation cancels out.

is equal to 105. 

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