Posted by **Sara** on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:11am.

Hi the problem reads.......give an example that shows how to use.the distributive property to multiply a number by a sum. All of the numbers you use should be mixed numbers or fractions.........PLEASE HELP!

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**Steve**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:16am
3 2/3 (7/8 + 2 1/5)

= (3 2/3)(7/8) + (3 2/3)(2 1/5)

= (11/3)(7/8) + (11/3)(11/5)

= 77/24 + 121/15

= 385/120 + 968/120

= 1353/120

= 11 33/120

= 11 11/40

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**Lori**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:31pm
Fill in the blank so the numbers are evenly spaced. 101, _____, _____, 1001?

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