## Algebra 1

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# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Lesson Check: 7

#### Answer

$499=500-1$

#### Work Step by Step

Rewriting 499 as 500-1 makes it easier to find the product using the distributive property. $499\times5=(500-1)\times 5=2500-5-2495$

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