# A rectangular garden plot has sides of the length shown. Yolanda says that the perimeter of the plot is 2p+2q. Nico says that the perimeter is 2(p+ q). What property of numbers tells you that they are both correct?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 6, 2016

The distribution property tells you they are both correct.

#### Explanation:

The distribution property tells you they are both correct. Because, using the distribution property on