If we add and then multiply or we multiply and then add,

We get the same answer

This is called Distributivity

  a × (b + c) = a × b + a × c

 

Example

For 2, 3 & 4

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Hence

  2 × (3 + 4 ) = 2 × 3 + 2 × 4

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Distributivity of Multiplication over Addition If we add and then multiply or we multiply and then add, We get the same answer This is called Distributivity a × (b + c) = a × b + a × c Example For 2, 3 & 4 Hence 2 × (3 + 4) = 2 × 3 + 2 × 4

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