Examples, videos, and solutions to help Algebra I students learn how to use the distributive property to prove equivalency of expressions.
New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Algebra I, Lesson 6
The Distributive Property represents a key belief about the arithmetic of real numbers. This property can be applied to algebraic expressions using variables that represent real numbers.
Consider the expression: (x + y + 3 ) x (y + 1)
a. Draw a picture to represent the expression.
b. Write an equivalent expression by applying the Distributive Property.
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