The Distributive PropertyWe use the distributive property often in math. You may have used it before. Here's what the property says:
Do you know how to use the distributive property? You simply take what's on the outside of the parentheses and "distribute" it to each term on the inside using multiplication. If there are more than two terms inside the parentheses, you just have to make sure to distribute to each one. Here are a few examples of the distributive property:


Next, distribute the second term. 

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