Distributive Property using Hidden Arrays - {Homework/Classwork Pack}

Reinforce the distributive property of multiplication with this great homework pack! This pack can also be used for classwork or be used as independent practice at a guided math center!

Students will:
Find "hidden arrays" within a larger array
Write equations for these arrays using the distributive property
Use area models to represent the distributive property
Match arrays to the correct equation
Fill in missing numbers and correctly identify arrays
Answer real world word problems dealing with the distributive property

This pack includes:
8 total activities
1 partner activity
Answer key for all activities

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Happy Learning!
Abby Sandlin

MCC3.MD.7C: Use area models to represent the
distributive property in mathematical reasoning


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Created: Apr 15, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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