GED Practice

GED Math Review: Distributive Property


Questions:


  1. Which shows how to write 6 x 532 using the expanded form of 532?
    • 6 + (500 + 30 + 2)
    • 6 + (500 x 30 x 2)
    • 6 x (500 x 30 x 2)
    • 6 x (500 + 30 + 2)
  2. What two numbers are being multiplied to obtain the following distribution?

    (4 x 2,000) + (4 x 300) + (4 x 70) + (4 x 1)
    • 4 and 2,371
    • 4 and 9,484
    • 16 and 2,371
    • Cannot be determined
  3. There are 5,280 feet in one mile. Hannah likes to walk 5 miles each week for exercise. How many feet does Hannah walk each week?
    • 5,285 feet
    • 25,100 feet
    • 25,280 feet
    • 26,400 feet
  4. What number is being divided to give the distribution (450 ÷ 9) + (27 ÷ 9)?
    • 53
    • 423
    • 477
    • Cannot be determined
  5. Phil has 189 stamps to put into his stamp album. He puts the same number of stamps on each of 9 pages. How many stamps does Phil put on each page?
    • 11
    • 19
    • 21
    • 23
  6. Cecily picked 219 apples. She divided the apple equally into 3 baskets. How many apples are in each basket?

    Choose the answer that would correctly calculate the number of apples in each basket.
    • 219 ÷ 3 = (200 ÷ 3) + (19 ÷ 3)
    • 219 ÷ 3 = (209 ÷ 3) + (10 ÷ 3)
    • 219 ÷ 3 = (210 ÷ 3) + (9 ÷ 3)
Answers:

  1. 6 x (500 + 30 + 2)
  2. 4 and 2,371
  3. 26,400 feet
  4. 477
  5. 21
  6. 219 ÷ 3 = (210 ÷ 3) + (9 ÷ 3)




Reference:


Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn