The student will investigate and recognize the distributive property of multiplication over addition.
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Understand that the distributive property states that multiplying a sum by a number gives the same result as multiplying each addend by the number and then adding the products.
Understand that using the distributive property with whole numbers helps with understanding mathematical relationships.
Understand when and why the distributive property is used.
Investigate and recognize the distributive property of whole numbers, limited to multiplication over addition using diagrams and manipulatives.
Investigate and recognize an equation that represents the distributive property, when given several whole number equations, limited to multiplication over addition.