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Name: jennifer Who is asking: Parent Level of the question: Secondary Question: I am trying to help my daughter . How do you name the property for 6(4w - 3z)=(6 x 4w)-(6 x 3z) |
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Jennifer, This property is called the distributive property. It says that multiplication distributes over addition. In general the property is that for any numbers a, b and c
The operation you have between the b and c is subtraction but you can think of b - c as b + (-c). Penny |