How do you use the distributive property to rewrite and evaluate 16(4 1/4)?

Feb 16, 2017

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Explanation:

This expression can be rewritten as:

$\textcolor{red}{16} \left(4 + \frac{1}{4}\right) \to$

$\left(\textcolor{red}{16} \times 4\right) + \left(\textcolor{red}{16} \times \frac{1}{4}\right) \to$

$64 + \frac{16}{4} \to$

$64 + 4$

$68$