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Rewrite each product below using the Distributive Property. Then simplify to find the answer.


    Complete the generic rectangle below to find the product.

    Generic rectangle

    top edge left

    top edge right

    left edge top

    interior top left

    interior top right

    left edge bottom

    interior bottom left

    interior bottom right


    Write this as .

    Distribute the throughout the sum:


    This can be written as . Try using a generic rectangle, like the one in part (a), to find the product.