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# How To Teach Distributive Property

How To Teach Distributive Property. This is a task that students have either done before or have the ability to easily understand! 6 x 3 + 6 x 5.

1) make sense of multiplication. A great analogy for teaching the distributive property is making bracelets with beads; If you are creating multiple bracelets of a certain type, you must multiply the number of bracelets being made by each bead type.

### Highlight That We Call This The Distributive Property Of Multiplication Over Addition.

If you are creating multiple bracelets of a certain type, you must multiply the number of bracelets being made by each bead type. 6 x 3 + 6 x 5. This is a task that students have either done before or have the ability to easily understand!

### So, I Give Them The Next Task Of Pretending They Are Farmers!

In this video you’ll learn how to introduce the distributive property in your middle school or high school classrooms; I refer back to the cup cakes and ask if i brought in cupcakes and milk. The definition of distributive property;

### They Will Never Make The Most Common Mistake With The Distributive Property Ever Again!

Students need to make sense of the meaning of multiplication in terms of groups.