4th grade math
posted by tylicia .
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
answer is 36 
Always perform the operations in () parentheses first.