The Distributive Rule
Common Core: 6.EE.3 7.NS.2a 7.NS.2c

The Distributive Rule

Author: Ms. Hess

The Distributive Property is a helpful tool to simplify equations and make equations easier to solve. But when does this rule apply? In this tutorial, you will see examples of when you can use the Distributive Rule to evenly multiply or divide an expression by a factor. You will also learn about certain operations, such as exponents and radicals, where you cannot use the Distributive Rule.

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