# Distributive Property Exercises

### Example 1

Multiply, using the distributive property.

(0.5)(*x* + 2*y*)

### Example 2

Multiply, using the distributive property.

3(4*x* + 7*y*)

### Example 3

Multiply, using the distributive property.

### Example 4

Multiply, using the distributive property.

0.2(0.5*x* + *x*^{2} – 4*y*)

### Example 5

Multiply, using the distributive property.

### Example 6

Multiply, using the distributive property.

-4(5*x* – 2*x*^{2})

### Example 7

Multiply, using the distributive property.

-(-*x* + 3*y*)

### Example 8

Multiply, using the distributive property.

-3*y*(*y* + 2*x*)

### Example 9

Multiply, using the distributive property.

(*a* + 3*b* + 4*ab*)(-5)

### Example 10

Multiply, using the distributive property.

(-*x*^{2} – 3*y*)(*xy*)