## Question

**Using the Distri Equivalent Expr Rewrite the product 2(5+6) ?**

## Answer ( Expert Verified )

The answer to this question is as follows…

Distributive property of multiplication:

- a(b + c) = ab + ac

Applying same to given expression:

- 2(5 + 6) = 2(5) + 2(6) = 10 + 12 = 22

The distributive properties of addition and subtraction can be used to rewrite expressions for a variety of purposes. When you are multiplying a number by a sum, you can add and then multiply. You can also multiply each addend first and then add the products.

Hope this helps. All the best.