Sentence Examples


  • To Find 3 Times 427, We Apply The Distributive Law (§ 58 (Vi)) That 3.427=3 (400 20 7)= 3.400 3.20 3.7.
  • (b) The important form of the distributive law is m(A+B) = mA+mB.
  • Distributive co-operation is confined almost entirely to Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy, Venetia, Emilia and Tuscany, and is practically unknown in Basilicata, the Abruzzi and Sardinia.
  • Applying the distributive law, we obtain, when r+s>n, ArB 8 = EaErE i 3E 8 = E(a(3)ErEs, where the regressive products E r E B are to be reduced to units of species (r+s-n) by the foregoing rule.
  • Even in ordinary algebra the notation for powers and roots disturbs the symmetry of the rational theory; and when a schoolboy illegitimately extends the distributive law by writing -V (a+b)a+J b, he is unconsciously emphasizing this want of complete harmony.