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what is distributive properties of multiplication?

The sum of two numbers times a third number is equal to the sum of each added number times the third number. For example 4 * (6 + 3) = 4*6 + 4*3.

you will do these steps:

4*(6+3)=4*6+4*3
4*9 = 24+12
36= 24+12

Always perform the operations in () parentheses first.

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