# Target

\$3.95

## Property

Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition

## Description

Players multiply two numbers (generated by dice and board) by decomposing the second number into an indicated sum and then using the distributive property to multiply and add. The player who generates a score closest to, but not exceeding, the target number (100, 500, or 5000) wins the game.

## Features and Benefits

Each Serious Play game . . .

• engages students in active learning.
• focuses on concepts central to arithmetic and algebra.
• incorporates the “fun factors” of chance and strategy.
• promotes abstract and quantitative reasoning.
• includes versions for a range of content knowledge and skill levels.
• provides mental math practice.
• prompts reflective thought about properties.
• introduces key vocabulary.
• facilitates “math talk.”
• supports, reinforces, and enhances classroom learning.

## Game Components

• game description
• student-friendly play instructions
• game board and/or cards