Equivalent Expressions - Distributive Property (3a)
Explore the relationship between two different formulas, a(b+c) and a(b) + c. The expression a(b+c) is shown in both expanded and factored form. The expressions are evaluated using the lattice multiplication method. Sliders change the value of each variable.
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