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3-81.

Find each of the following products by drawing and labeling a generic rectangle or by using the Distributive Property.

  • Make and label a generic rectangle.

    Generic rectangle left edge

    interior left blank

    interior right blank

    bottom left edge

    bottom right edge

    Fill in the boxes, and then add the boxes' labels together

    Generic rectangle left edge

    interior left

    interior right

    bottom left edge

    bottom right edge

  • Distribute the over each of the terms in the parentheses.

    Simplify.

  • Try using a generic rectangle to solve this problem.