Worksheet: Applications of the Distributive Property

Q1:

The average attendance per game during a season of baseball was about 65β000 people. Use the distributive property to find how many people attended 7 games during that season.

Q2:

Use the distributive property to calculate the value of .

Q3:

Given that , find the value of .

Q4:

Use the number bonds to help you find the missing numbers in the equations.

Q5:

Fill in the blank: .

Q6:

Isabella is trying to figure out the cost of 8 juice boxes that are sold for \$4.11 each. Which of the following mathematical sentences can be used to help Isabella do her calculations easily and states the real number property applied?

• A , the commutative property of multiplication
• B , the associative property of multiplication
• C , the commutative property of addition
• D , the distributive property
• E , the distributive property

Q7:

Ethan bought 7 new outfits for \$65 each for his wardrobe. Determine the expression that represents the total cost. Using the distributive property, determine an equivalent expression that can be used to calculate the total cost mentally.

• A ,
• B ,
• C ,
• D ,
• E ,

Q8:

Complete:

Q9:

Using the distributive property, calculate .

Q10:

Complete:

Q11:

Use Matthewβs fact to find the missing numbers.

Q12:

A print shop charges \$0.04 to print a page in black and white and \$0.16 to print it in color. Use the distributive property to determine the total cost of printing 27 pages in both black and white and color.

Q13:

A hardware store has 154 hammers and 171 screwdrivers on sale for \$9.03 each. Determine how much money the hardware store will earn if all the hammers and screwdrivers are sold. If the selling price decreased to \$6.69, determine how much money the store would earn then, and calculate the difference between the storeβs earnings for both prices.

• A\$1β561.62, \$1β201.26, \$360.36
• B\$334.03, \$331.69, \$665.72
• C\$1β698.13, \$1β297.99, \$400.14
• D\$2β934.75, \$2β174.25, \$760.50
• E\$2β934.75, \$2β174.25, \$5β109.00

Q14:

Using the distributive property, calculate .

Q15:

Using the distributive property, calculate .

Q16:

Evaluate and simplify properties of real numbers.

• A
• B
• C
• D