How do you use the distributive property to find 15(21/3)?

2 Answers
Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#15(21/3)=105#

Explanation:

Simplify:

#15(21/3)#

Any whole number has a denominator of #1#.

#15/1xx21/3#

Simplify.

#(15xx21)/(1xx3)#

Simplify.

#315/3#

Reduce.

#105#

Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#105#

Explanation:

We can rewrite #15# as #15/1#, which gives us

#(15/1)*(21/3)#

Next, let's multiply straight across to get

#315/3#, which simplifies to #105#.

Hope this helps!