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anonymous
 one year ago
Describe the distributive property? How is it different from other properties? Can you give an example?
anonymous
 one year ago
Describe the distributive property? How is it different from other properties? Can you give an example?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the distributive property? List other types of properties

YoungStudier
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's see, Symmetric property: If 0.5 = 1/2, then 1/2 = 0.5 Transitive Property: If x = 1/4, and 1/4 = z, then x = z. Commutative Property: of Addition: a + b = b + a, of Multiplication: ab = ba Associative Property: of Addition: (A + b) + c = a + (b + c), of Multiplication: (ab)c = a(bc)

YoungStudier
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Distributive Property: of Addition: a (b+c) = ab + ac Of Subtraction: a (bc) = ab  ac

YoungStudier
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure exactly how to explain how they're different.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All the distributive property does is multiply what is outside the parenthesis, with everything inside the parenthesis. Ex. 2(3x + 5) = 2 * 3x + 2 * 5 = 6x + 10

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you describe what the distributive property is @texaschic101

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are basically multiplying the number outside the parenthesis, with everything inside the parenthesis. This gets rid of the parenthesis. a(b + c) = a*b + a*c a(b  c) = a*b + a*c

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03(x + 4) = 3 * x + 3 * 4 = 3x + 12

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when i tell my teacher the example .. do i just tell him that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if all you have to do is give an example...then yes. But if you have to explain....then just say : Take the number outside of the parenthesis and multiply it by everything inside the parenthesis...and this will get rid of the parenthesis.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how is it different from other properties? @texaschic101

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Genny, first tell me in your own words what the distributive property is

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its when you take the numbers outside and multiply them with everything inside:)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, now pick a second property and tell me in your own words what it is and what it does

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the commutative property. . For addition, the rule is "a + b = b + a"; in numbers, this means 2 + 3 = 3 + 2. For multiplication, the rule is "ab = ba"; in numbers, this means 2×3 = 3×2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hum . . . I'm not sure that sound like it is in your own words. What is happening with the commutative property? Look at the first piece a+b and b+a. What happened why are they different but the same?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its just basically the opposite of each other

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, the commutative property means they can be in any order and still result in the same conclusion. How is this different from the distributive one?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is kinda tricky, but simple. The answer lies in their description. You first describe one and then say, where as the (next one) does (such and such . . .). Let's look at a better comparative example. Tell me if we can use the commutative property with subtraction.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is 72 the same as 27?
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