# How do you multiply using the distributive property (22)2?

May 27, 2016

$\left(22\right) \cdot 2 = 44$

#### Explanation:

$\left(22\right) \cdot 2$

= $\left(20 + 2\right) \cdot 2$

Distributive property states that $\left(a + b\right) \cdot c = a \cdot c + b \cdot c$

Hence, the above is equal to

= $20 \cdot 2 + 2 \cdot 2$

= $40 + 4$

= $44$