# SOLUTION: What is the distributive property to write an equivalent variable expression. ( 5 - a )( -7 )

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Distributive-associative-commutative-properties Question 89252: What is the distributive property to write an equivalent variable expression. ( 5 - a )( -7 ) Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What is the distributive property to write an equivalent variable expression. ( 5 - a )( -7 ) ------ =5*(-7) - a(-7) = -35 +7a ================== Cheers, Stan H.