Posted by **Moby** on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:27am.

Is the product of 8 x 5 1/2

40 1/2 ?

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**Steve**, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:18am
No, it's 8(5 + 1/2) = 8*5 + 8 * 1/2 = 40 + 4 = 44

you did 8(5) + 1/2

another way:

5 1/2 = 11/2

8*11/2 = 88/2 = 44

- Math 6 -
**Moby**, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:52pm
Thank you I understand now : )

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