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 Distributive Property:  The sum of two addends multiplied by a number is the sum of the product of each addend and the number.

Simplifying with Addition and Subtraction at Mathleague.com: General tips for using these properties to solve equations.

Glossary of Properties at Mathforum.org: Learn more about the basic properties of numbers (scroll down to find the property of your choice).

Associative Property of Addition: Definition with example.

Associative Property of Multiplication: Definition with example.

Harcourt's Interactive Math Glossary: Read another definition, along with an example, of the commutative property of addition.

Harcourt's Interactive Math Glossary: Read another definition, along with an example, of the commutative property of multiplication.

Distributive Property: Definition with example.

Where Will I See These Properties Again? From Mathforum.org: An answer, and a nice discussion of how the distributive property works.

From Ask Dr. Math at the Math Forum: Read another explanation of the Distributive Property.

From Ask Lois at loisterms.com: Read about the Distributive Property.

Properties of Integers at Math.com: Read more about some properties of integers.