Distributive Property in Algebra

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The distributive property of addition and multiplication states that multiplying a sum by a number is the same as multiplying each addend by that number and then adding the two products.

3(x + 4) = 3 × x + 3 × 4 = 3x + 12

The Distributive Property.
One of the most important and foundational topics in basic mathematics. The concept is explained and example problems are worked out and explained in detail.

Using the distributive property in algebra.

Algebra - Distributive Property

0:00 Definition of the Distributive Property
12:15 Modeling the Distributive Property
18:45 Practice the Distributive Property
28:00 Factor using the Distributive Property

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