# DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY WORD PROBLEMS WPORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

The Valley High School Auditorium is able to seat 8 elementary school groups of 65 students. Use the Distributive Property to determine how many students they can seat.

Solution

Problem 2 :

Five friends each buy a shirt that costs x dollars and a pair of shoes that cost \$24.00. Write an expression to show how much total money they spent. Then rewrite the expression using the Distributive Property.

Solution

Problem 3 :

A rental company buys 7 more compact cars for \$8,500 each and 7 more midsize cars for \$12,500 each. How much total money will they spend?

Solution

Problem 4 :

A baking company charges \$1.75 per slice for baking and \$0.35 per slice for decorating. How much would a decorated cake cost containing 150 slices?

Solution

Use the table that shows the umber of seats available on various types of aircrafts.

Problem 5 :

How many total seats will the airline gain by purchasing three more of both the 737 aircrafts and MD-88 aircrafts?

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Problem 6 :

How many more people can sit on four 777 aircrafts than on four 767 aircrafts?

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Problem 8 :

The price for each textbook is p. The number of notebooks bought by Lily, Jim and Jessica is a, b and c. Write an expression to represent the total cost of all the notebooks bought by 3 people.

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Problem 9 :

The price each meter of wire is u, and there are 3 parts of wires whose length are x, y and z. Write the expression which represents the cost of buying the 3 parts of wire.

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Problem 10 :

For two days, your boss decides to double the commission on what you sell. If on day 1, you make f dollars in commission and and day 2, you make g dollars in commission, write an expression for the total commission you earn.

Solution

1)  can seat 520 students

2)  5x + 120

3) They spent 147000 dollars.

4)  A decorated cake would cost 315 dollar containing 150 slices.

5)  Total number of seats gained is 876 seats.

6)  72 many more people can sit on four 777 aircrafts than on four 767 aircrafts.

7)  Total cost = p(a + b + c)

8)  Cost of buying 3 parts = u(x + y + z)

9)  Total commission = 2(f + g)

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