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3-77.

Use the Distributive Property to rewrite each product below. Simplify your answer.

Write the above product as

and make a generic rectangle like the one at right. Find the product for each part of the rectangle.

Sum the products:

3 |

3 |

Write this product as

and create a generic rectangle similar to the one for part (a). You can use a generic rectangle like the one below to solve this problem.