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Distributive Property 2

Directions: Fill in the boxes below using the whole numbers 0 through 9 no more than one time each so that you can make a true equation.

Hint

Hint

What number would be good/bad to distribute?

Answer

Answer

There are many possible answers. Here are some possible answers:
4(5 + 9) = 20 + 36
6 (4 + 5) = 24 + 30
8 (2 + 5) = 16 + 40
7 (3 + 8) = 21 + 56
9 (2 + 4) = 18 + 36

Source: Adrianne Burns

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  1. My students absolutely LOVED doing this. We had an awesome follow up question: what is the lowest value for each expression you can get? What is the highest? Our lowest was 20. Our highest, 108. We had a lot of fun. Thanks for the challenge!

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