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deadpool123

  • 10 months ago

Which expressions show how 6 • 45 can be rewritten using the distributive property? Choose all answers that are correct. A. 6 • 40 + 6 • 5 B. 6 • 40 − 6 • 5 C. 6 • 50 – 6 • 5 D. 6 • 50 + 5

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  1. freckles
    • 10 months ago
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    The distributive property is a(b+c)=ab+ac you have 6(45) I guess what is means is to write this in ab+ac form... so first rewrite 45 as a sum (try to look at your choices for a hint in to what sum you are to write it as)

  2. freckles
    • 10 months ago
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    You can also write as a difference

  3. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    The answer is C

  4. calculusxy
    • 10 months ago
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    that is incorrect

  5. cwrw238
    • 10 months ago
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    what about A?

  6. myininaya
    • 10 months ago
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    Why are the answers being given?

  7. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    No it's not 6 times 50 is 300 and 6 times 5 is 30

  8. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    Next using the ORDER OF OPERATION you will do 300 - 30 and you get 270 which is 6 times 45

  9. calculusxy
    • 10 months ago
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    but that is not using the distributive property formula

  10. cwrw238
    • 10 months ago
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    if you look carefully there are 2 correct options

  11. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    You don't need to use distributive property @calculusxy look at the problem again

  12. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    Wait my bad @calculusxy sorry I wasn't paying attention

  13. calculusxy
    • 10 months ago
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    no problem

  14. calculusxy
    • 10 months ago
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    you have to break down the number 45

  15. SCARLET_SPIDER
    • 10 months ago
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    @deadpool123 your problem isn't making any sense?

  16. myininaya
    • 10 months ago
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    well you can use the distributive property to answer this the choices are in this form ab+ac except only choices that have this form are A,B, and C. Now I'm not saying all of these will work. I'm just saying they all have the form ab+ac form. ab+ac can be written as a(b+c) so you have 6(45) The trick is to rewrite 45 as a sum or a difference using the numbers in the choices that do work. Then use distributive property once you have written 45 as a sum and/or difference.

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