# Math Pre- Algebra

Linda reserved two hotel rooms for \$75 each room plus a tax of \$7.50. Illustrate the Distributive Property by writing two ways to compute the total. What is the total.

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1. 2 (75+7.50)

or

(75+7.50) (2)

The total should be 165 dollars.

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2. method 1 , straightforward way:
daily rate = 75 + 7.50 = 82.50
charge for two days = 2(82.50) = 165

method 2, using distributive property:
charge for 2 days
= 2(75 + 7.50)
= 150 + 15
= 165

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