# Lesson Worksheet: Distributive Property of Multiplication Mathematics • 3rd Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice using the distributive property of multiplication to multiply numbers up to 10×10 by breaking the numbers apart.

Q1:

Bassem split 6 into to find . Yara split 6 into to find . Whose method is correct?

• AOnly Yara’s method is correct.
• BOnly Bassem’s method is correct.
• CThey are both correct.
• DThey are both wrong.

What is ?

Q2:

Fill in the blank: .

Q3:

Use this multiplication fact to find the missing numbers.    Q4:

Here are 5 groups of 4 stars. Write the missing expression:

Hint: .

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What number is missing from

Q5:

Write the addition expression that is missing:

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Q6:

Write the addition expression that is missing in • A
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Q7:

Look at Ethan's work. He used to write as the sum of simpler products. Find another sum of products that is equal to .

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Q8:

Write the multiplication expression that is missing. • A
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Q9:

Select the rectangle that matches the expression .

• A • B • C • D • E Q10:

Noah and Natalie each simplify by first breaking apart 9:

• Noah breaks it apart into 3 and 6 and then finds the sum of and .
• Natalie breaks it apart into 4 and 5 and then finds the sum of and .

Whose method is correct? Why?

• ANeither Noah’s nor Natalie’s, because a number cannot be broken apart for multiplication
• BBoth Noah’s and Natalie’s, because a number can be broken apart in more than one way for multiplication
• COnly Natalie’s, because a number can be broken apart in only one way for multiplication
• DOnly Noah’s, because a number can be broken apart in only one way for multiplication