How do you know whether to add or subtract when using distributive property to multiply?

How do you know whether to add or subtract when using distributive property to multiply?

it is apart of 3i+[1/2]-[1/3](1-3i)+2

I need to figure out the following equations using the Greatest Common Factor and the Distributive Property. Then solve. 1: 40+16 2: 36+32 3: 12+16 4:...

find the area of rectangle using distributive property 4x20

Help me find the distributive propery of this

3(n-7)+4(n+2)

I need help understanding the question above and also the distributive property as well.

Your baseball team has 16 players. Use the Distributive Property to write and simplify an expression for the total cost of buying the items shown for all the players. expression: 16(...

4/5(x-2)=10

I am not fond of distributive property. I just don't get it. How do I use it for 54t + 18?

|1.| 3x + 6 + 3x + 6 |2.| - 2 (3x) + 6 |3.| - 6x + (-12) |4.| - 3x - 6 - 3x - 6 |5.| - 6x + 12 |6.| - 6x - 12 |4.| - 3x - 6 - 3x - 6

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i have 4. a) 42 + 14 b) 36 + 27 c) 16 + 72 d) 44 + 33

i have 4. a) 42 + 14 b) 36 + 27 c) 16 + 72 d) 44 + 33

the directions say use the distributive property to simplify each

Solve this expression using the distributive property. 4 x 82 = 12 x 44 =

what is 9(17) in distributive property

I had forgot how to do the Distributive Property and I had left my math book at school so I need help please

Lamar is putting a new baseboard around his bedroom. The perimeter of the room is 75 1/2 feet. He measures the width and finds that it is 15.75 feet. What is th

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