# How do you rewrite #2 \times 37# as the sum of two products?

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Jul 6, 2018

Set 37 as 100-63 giving:

#### Explanation:

'Split' the 37 (partition it) into the sum of **any** two numbers.

Just to be different I select such that one of them is negative.

Set

Multiply everything inside the brackets by the 2 that is outside.

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Jul 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can write many such sum of two products.