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When the sum of two or more  numbers or when the difference between  two numbers is multiplied  by a number, the multiplier must operate upon each term in the multiplicand
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Distributive property is simple. It basically distributes. (What? lol)

Anyway, let's give you some examples.

For example, we have:


You can see that the 2 there is a constant and it has to be distributed.

So, to distribute that, you just need to multiply 2 with both the terms and you will have:


And finally, you get:



If you're still having troubles, don't hesitate to message me or comment on my profile. 
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