ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the distributive property

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Example Questions

Example Question #81 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve using the distributive property:

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Explanation:

First, multiply each number in parentheses by 7:

Then, add them together: 

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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?

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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 #83 : Distributive Property

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Explanation:

First complete the addition, and then complete the multiplication:

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Example Question #84 : Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #82 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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Explanation:

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

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Example Question #81 : Distributive Property

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Explanation:

First perform the addition, then the multiplication:

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Example Question #87 : Distributive Property

 

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First perform the addition, then the multiplication:

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Example Question #83 : How To Find The Distributive Property

 

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Explanation:

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

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Example Question #84 : How To Find The Distributive Property

 

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First perform the operations in parentheses; then multiply:

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Example Question #90 : Distributive Property

 

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According to the order of operations, we must first complete the addition, and then the multiplication:

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