Educator Resources for Distributive Property

Want to learn the best way to distribute stuff? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby show you how numbers can share, as they introduce you to the distributive property. You’ll learn what a distributive problem might look like, and where to begin. Discover what the distributive property means and how you can re-write a problem so you can solve it with a calculator. You’ll find out what order means - and doesn’t mean—when numbers are combined, and you’ll learn about which two types of operations the distributive property holds true for. Everyone wins when you share!

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