# Question #ff115

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

There are

To purchase a ticket, one has to pay $7.25.

To purchase a drink & popcorn, one has to pay $5.75.

Clearly, to get the total cost for the group of 4 friends, we have to

add

Now, here comes the Maths. to save your labour!

A Well-known Property of Numbers,

called "The Distributive Property" says that,

Observe that, to get the total cost from

perform multiplication **twice**, but, by the Distributive Property as

shown in the last eqn., we have to multiply only **once**.

Enjoy Maths.!