# How do you use the distributive property to simplify 79(101)?

Nov 2, 2014

$79 \left(101\right)$

by 101 = 100 + 1,

$= 79 \left(100 + 1\right)$

by distributing 79 to 100 and to 1,

$= 7900 + 79 = 7979$

I hope that this was helpful.