1a. 
Write a number sentence for the total area, thinking of one rectangle or two. 

_____ × ( _____ + _____ ) 
= 
_____ × _____  +  _____ × _____  = ________ 
area of the
whole rectangle 

area of the first part 

area of the second part 




2a. 
Draw a twopart rectangle to match the given number sentence for its total area.
______ × ( ______ + ______ ) 
= 
8 × 5  +  8 × 5  = ________ 
area of the
whole rectangle 

area of the first part 

area of the second part 




3a. 
Draw a twopart rectangle to match the given number sentence for its total area.
6 × (7 + 8) 
= 
_____ × _____  +  _____ × _____  = ________ 
area of the
whole rectangle 

area of the first part 

area of the second part 



