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Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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"We use the distributive property to help us find a way around the order of operations while still being sure that we keep the value of the expression."

Distribute to REMOVE parentheses [link to www.algebra.com]

Get Rid of parentheses with Distribution:
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If there is some factor multiplying the parentheses, then the only way to get rid of the parentheses is to multiply using the distributive law.
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"When simplifying expressions with parentheses, you will be applying the Distributive Property." [link to www.purplemath.com]

The Distributive Property in ALgebra:
The Distributive Property is handy to help you get rid of parentheses.
a(b + c) = ab + ac
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