# Distributive property

4 videos
2 skills
Learn how to apply the distributive property to numerical expressions (without variables) and algebraic expressions (with variables). The distributive property is also sometimes called the distributive law.

### The distributive law of multiplication over addition

VIDEO 4:56 minutes
Learn how to apply the distributive law of multiplication over addition and why it works. This is sometimes just called the distributive law or the distributive property.

### The distributive law of multiplication over subtraction

VIDEO 2:11 minutes
Learn how to apply the distributive property of multiplication over subtraction and why it works. This is sometimes just called the distributive property or distributive law.

### How to use the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor

VIDEO 3:27 minutes
Learn how to apply the distributive property to factor numerical expressions (no variables).

### Factoring numerical expressions using the distributive property

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice applying the distributive property to factor numerical expressions (no variables).

### How to use the distributive property with variables

VIDEO 6:29 minutes
Learn how to apply the distributive property to algebraic expressions.

### Distributive property with variables

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice applying the distributive property to algebraic expressions.