# How do you use the distributive property to multiply 7(499)?

Jun 29, 2016

$7 \left(400\right) + 7 \left(90\right) + 7 \left(9\right)$

$2800 + 630 + 63$

$3 , 493$

#### Explanation:

To use distributive property in this case you could break down the value 499.

$7 \left(400 + 90 + 9\right)$

Then distribute

$7 \left(400\right) + 7 \left(90\right) + 7 \left(9\right)$

Now multiply

$2800 + 630 + 63$

$3 , 493$