# 1.04 The distributive property

## Interactive practice questions

Consider $33$33 and $27$27.

a

What is the greatest common factor of these two numbers?

b

Complete the gaps such that $33+27$33+27 is rewritten as an equivalent multiplication using the distributive property.

 $33+27$33+27 $=$= $3\times\left(\editable{}+9\right)$3×(+9) $=$= $\editable{}\times20$×20
Easy
Approx 2 minutes

Consider the difference $96-80$9680 :

Consider the sum of $42$42 and $39$39.

Consider the difference $24-15$2415.

### Outcomes

#### MGSE6.NS.4

Find the common multiples of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12 and the common factors of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100.

#### MGSE6.NS.4a

Find the greatest common factor of 2 whole numbers and use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factors. (GCF)

#### MGSE6.NS.4b

Apply the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12 to solve real- world problems.