How do you multiply using the distributive property #8(26)#?

1 Answer
Jul 3, 2016

Answer:

#160 + 48 " or " 200 + 8 " or " 176 + 32 #

#=208#

Explanation:

In #8(26) " "8 xx 26 = ?#

Write 26 in way that you will easily know the multiples.

#8 xx (20 +6) = 8 xx20 + 8 xx6#
= #160 + 48#
=#208#

Or perhaps

#8 xx (25 + 1) = 8 xx25 + 8 xx 1#

= # 200+8 = 208#

Or even

#8 xx (22 + 4) = 8 xx22 + 8 xx 4#

= # 176 + 32 = 208#