When to Use the Distributive Property


Learn to identify when to use the Distributive Property.

Grades 8 through 9 Material from CK-12

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6.NS.C.7.D

6.EE.A.3

Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3 (2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.

7.NS.A.2.A

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division and of fractions to multiply and divide rational numbers.