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Section 1-7Section 1-7The Distributive PropertyThe Distributive Property
ObjectivesObjectivesUnderstand the distributive propertyUnderstand the distributive propertyUse the distributive property to combineUse the distributive property to combinelike termslike terms
SIMPLIFYSIMPLIFY3(4 + 7) =–1( –9 + 6) =3(4 + 7) =–1( –9 + 6) =We can also use the distributive propertyWe can also use the distributive propertyto simplify these.to simplify these.5(4 + 2) =(5(4 + 2) =(xx+ 2)(6) =+ 2)(6) =cabacba+=+)(cabacba-=-)(
Use the distributive property forUse the distributive property formental mathmental mathI do this ALL THE TIMEI do this ALL THE TIME34(102) =34(102) =14(98) =14(98) =7(86)7(86)
Using the Distributive Property toUsing the Distributive Property toSimplify ExpressionsSimplify ExpressionsTermTerm--A number, variable, or both that areA number, variable, or both that areheld together with addition or subtraction.held together with addition or subtraction.

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