Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises: 85


Distributive Property

Work Step by Step

The distributive property says that when we multiply a number by a sum of two numbers, we get the same result as we get if we multiply the number by each of the terms and then add the results. Therefore: 20(30+x)= 20(30)+ 20x 20(30+x)= 600+20x
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