#### Understanding

Students develop an understanding of how the distributive property connects the operation of multiplication to the operation of addition.

### What to look for

Students can use the distributive property to write equivalent expressions involving the operations of multiplication and addition.

### Sample Assessment

Select all the expressions that are equivalent to \(8(t+4)\).a. \(2(4t+2)\)

b. \(t+32\)

c. \(4t+4+4t\)

d. \((8+t)+(8+4)\)

e.

**(8 x**\(t)\)

**+ (8 x 4)**

Answer: b and e