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



2a. 
Draw a twopart rectangle to match the given number sentence for its total area.
______ × ( ______ + ______ ) 
= 
7 × 8  +  7 × 6  = ________ 
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.
8 × (2 + 2) 
= 
_____ × _____  +  _____ × _____  = ________ 
area of the
whole rectangle 

area of the first part 

area of the second part 



