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# Distributive Property - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Distributive Property. To distribute means t o deliver or pass out. Just like the teacher distributed the apples to the children , . we will distribute the factor to the terms inside the parenthesis. (5x – 8y + 3). -1 . (5x) (-8y) (+ 3). -1. -1. + 8y. - 3. -5x.

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### Distributive Property

To distribute means

to deliver or pass out

Just like the teacher distributed the apples to the children,

we will distribute the factor to the terms inside the parenthesis.

(5x – 8y + 3)

-1

(5x) (-8y) (+ 3)

-1

-1

+ 8y

- 3

-5x

Ta da!

Instead, there will just be a negative sign. Like this.

(-8a + 6b - 2)

-

Don’t be afraid! A plain negative sign (-) is the same as -1.

Do the same thing.

(-8a) (+6b) (-2)

-

-

- 6b

+ 2

8a

Ta da!

-4

(-2x - 4y + 5)

(-2x) (-4y) (+ 5)

-4

-4

+ 16y

- 20

8x

Ta da!