#### Answer

Distributive property: $\quad$
For any three real numbers A,x,y,
$A(x+y)=Ax+Ay$
(please see step-by-step foe examples)

#### Work Step by Step

Distributive property: $\quad$
For any three real numbers A,x,y,
$A(x+y)=Ax+Ay$
Example
$3(2+5)$=... simplify first...$=3(7)=21$
$3\cdot 2+3\cdot 5=6+15=21$
so, $3(2+5)$=$3\cdot 2+3\cdot 5$