### Home > CC1 > Chapter 3 > Lesson 3.2.1 > Problem 3-96

3-96.

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.