# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the distributive property

## Example Questions

### Example Question #71 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Explanation:
According to the order of operations, we should take care of the operations in parentheses first. Then find the product:

### Example Question #71 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

We perform the addition first because it is in parentheses. The second and final step is the multiplication:

### Example Question #73 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Multiply:

Explanation:

In this problem, you must apply the distributive property and multiply y by each item in the parentheses.

Remember that y times y will result in

### Example Question #71 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First do the addition, because operations in parentheses take precedent. Then take the product to find the answer:

### Example Question #71 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

Order of Operations tells us that the operation in parentheses must be done before the multiplication:

### Example Question #76 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Explanation:
First add the numbers in parentheses, then find the product:

### Example Question #77 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Explanation:
You must remember the Order of Operations (PEMDAS): Parentheses Exponents Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction

### Example Question #78 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Explanation:
If you remember the Order of Operations (PEMDAS), this problem can be solved quickly.

PEMDAS stands for Parentheses Exponents Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction:

### Example Question #79 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve using the distributive property:

Explanation:

First multiply 3 by each number in parentheses:

Then solve equation:

Solve: