Today’s Aim: How do we use the distributive property to write equivalent expressions?
Homework: Write the algebraic expression 4(3x + 10) as a word phrase. ***HINT: Use the parentheses words!!!***
Your friend tried to write an equivalent expression using the distributive property. Here is what he/she wrote
4(3x + 10) = 12x + 10
Did your friend use the distributive property correctly? Make corrections if necessary. Explain.