# 5+ Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Subtraction Worksheets

Among all **basic mathematical operations**, addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division are essential. Moreover, Subtraction has the distributive **property of multiplication**. Distributive property means you have a number commonly multiplied by the minuend and subtrahend. The number can be multiplied before or after the subtraction is performed. This article will provide you with 6 distributive properties of multiplication over subtraction worksheets.

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## 3 Activities for Distributive Property of Multiplication over Subtraction

Letâ€™s see some activities for the worksheets on the distributive property of multiplication over subtraction. Follow the unique activities given below.

## Distributive Property of Multiplication Formula for Subtraction

The formula that will be used in these worksheets is: **a * (b â€“ c) = ab â€“ ac**

### Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Subtraction

Here, Firstly we will take the problem and multiply the common number with the minuend and subtrahend. Then, you can perform the subtraction. However, you can also follow the alternate rule. In this rule, you need to perform the subtraction first and then, multiply the numbers. You can follow any of these two rules. The choice is yours.

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### Quizzes on the Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Subtraction

In this activity, I have added two worksheets. Every worksheet has 20 equations to be solved. So, attend the quizzes and enjoy your math journey.

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### Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Subtraction Word Problems

In these two worksheets, I have added 20 word problems in each of them. You need to extract the equations from the word problems and then solve them. If you need, seek help from your teacher or parents. These problems will enhance your problem-solving mind.

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