Addition and Subtraction

Consider the difference $96-80$96−80 :

a

Find the HCF of $96$96 and $80$80.

b

Complete the gaps such that $96-80$96−80 is rewritten as an equivalent multiplication using the distributive property.

$96-80$96−80 |
$=$= |
$16\times\left(\editable{}-5\right)$16×(−5) |

$=$= |
$16\times\editable{}$16× |

Easy

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