ISEE Middle Level Math : Distributive Property

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Example Question #71 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #71 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #71 : Distributive Property

Multiply:

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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 #72 : How To Find The Distributive Property

 

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

 

Example Question #75 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #76 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #71 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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

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Example Question #72 : How To Find The Distributive Property

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If you remember the Order of Operations (PEMDAS), this problem can be solved quickly.
 
PEMDAS stands for Parentheses Exponents Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction:
 

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Example Question #79 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve using the distributive property:

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First multiply 3 by each number in parentheses:

Then solve equation:

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Example Question #71 : How To Find The Distributive Property

Solve:

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First solve the square root:

Then multiply:

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