Question

# Which whole number property is represented? 5 × (10 + 7) = (5 × 10) + (5 ×7)

Answer

Distributive property.

- Q: What is 10 + 7? A: 10 + 7 = 17.
- Q: What is 5 times 10? A: 5 times 10 is 50.
- Q: What is 5 times 7? A: 5 times 7 is 35.
- Q: What is 5 times (10+7)? A: 5 times (10+7) equals 85 since 5 times 17 is 85.
- Q: What is (5 × 10) + (5 ×7)? A: (5 × 10) + (5 ×7) equals 85 since it's equivalent to 50 + 35.