# Distributive Property Of Multiplication

## What Is Distributive Property Of Multiplication?

The property

**Distributive Property Of Multiplication**is a subset of Properties Of Multiplication. To learn about other properties of multiplication see Properties Of Multiplication.

- The sum of two numbers times a third number is equal to the sum of each addend times
the third number. Example:

4 x (6 + 3) = (4 x 6) + (4 x 3)

4 x 9 = 24 + 12

36 = 36

## Practical Example |
## Abstract Example |
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4 x (6 + 3) = 4 x 6 + 4 x 3 36 = 36 |
a x (b + c) = a x b + a x c |

If you
want to learn about the Math Properties of Subtraction, Addition, or Division see
Math Properties.