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

## Example Questions

### Example Question #81 : Distributive Property

Solve using the distributive property:

Explanation:

First, multiply each number in parentheses by 7:

### Example Question #81 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Nelson is twenty-one years older than his daughter Suzanne, who is twice as old as his son Quinn. If  is Nelson's age, how old is Quinn?

Explanation:

Suzanne's age is 21 years less than Nelson's age of ; this is . Quinn's age is half Suzanne's age of , making him  . Using distribution, this can be rewritten as

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### Example Question #82 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First complete the addition, and then complete the multiplication:

### Example Question #84 : Distributive Property

Explanation:
First add the two numbers inside the parentheses, and then find the product:

### Example Question #82 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First add the terms inside of the parentheses; then perform the multiplication:

### Example Question #86 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First perform the addition, then the multiplication:

### Example Question #82 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First perform the addition, then the multiplication:

### Example Question #81 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Explanation:

First add the numbers in parentheses, and then multiply by the outside term:

### Example Question #89 : Distributive Property

Explanation:

First perform the operations in parentheses; then multiply: