Subject :IMO Class : Class 7

Which of the following options hold with respect to given below statements?

Statement 1 : Value of (-85) × 43 + 43 × (-15)= (-85 + (-15)) × 43 = 4300

Statement 2 : If ∗ is a multiply operation for integers p, q and r, then we havep ∗ (q + r) =
(p ∗ q) + (p ∗ r)

AStatement 1 is true and statement 2 is false.

BStatement 1 is false and statement 2 is true.

CBoth statements 1 and 2 are true.

DBoth statements 1 and 2 are false.