10668
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
The Distributive Property
This Demonstration illustrates the distributive property. On the left, operations are performed in the usual order—parentheses first, then multiplication. On the right, the factor outside the parentheses is distributed through them first.
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Distributive
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
The Distributive Property
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TheDistributiveProperty/
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
The Commutative Property of Multiplication
Sarah Lichtblau
Order of Operations Tree
Sarah Lichtblau
Multiplying Fractions
Sarah Lichtblau
Multiplication of Fractions
Friedel Berlage
Decimal Multiplication
Sarah Lichtblau
Multiplying Mixed Numbers
Sarah Lichtblau
Two-Step Equations
Sarah Lichtblau
Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition
Enis Siniksaran
The Associative Property of Addition and of Multiplication
Enis Siniksaran
Algebraic Loops (1); Properties
Roger Beresford
Related Topics
Algebra
Elementary School 3-5 Mathematics
Middle School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Related Curriculum Standards
US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics
3.OA.B.5
6.EE.A.3
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+