Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms

The distributive property states that you multiply the number on the outside of the parenthesis by each number or value on the inside of the parenthesis. For example, 3(5+2)=3(5)+3(2). You can use arrows to help organize your work. Think of distributing as “giving something out.”


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Last updated: 01/25/2018
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