# How do you simplify using the distributive property of 725 x 4?

##### 1 Answer
Oct 11, 2017

$2900$

#### Explanation:

$\text{expressing "725" as a sum}$

$\Rightarrow 725 \times 4$

$= \left(700 + 25\right) \times 4$

$= \left(4 \times 700\right) + \left(4 \times 25\right) \leftarrow \textcolor{b l u e}{\text{distributive property}}$

$= 2800 + 100$

$= 2900$