Unit 6, Lesson 10# The Distributive Property, Part 2

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Represent the distributive property with known and unknown side lengths and areas of rectangles, and use the diagrams to write equivalent expressions with variables. Apply the distributive property to generate equivalent expressions with variables. Let's use rectangles to understand the distributive property with variables. Learning targets: students can use a diagram of a split rectangle to write different expressions with variables representing its area.