# Solving Equations by Distributive Property Worksheet

Objective: I know how to solve equations by distributive property.

To solve algebra equations using the distributive property, we need to distribute (or multiply) the number with each term in the expression. In that way, the parenthesis are removed. We can then combine like terms and solve by equivalent equations when necessary.

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Use distributive property and combine like terms to solve the equations.

-18 - 6x = 6(1 + 3x)

5x + 34 = -2(1 – 7x)

2(4x – 3) – 8 = 4 + 2x

3x – 5 = -8(6 + 5x)

-(1 + 7x) – 6(-7 – x) = 36

-3(4x + 3) + 4(6x + 1) = 43

2(6 – x) – 3x = 22

-5(1 – 5x) + 5(-8x –2) = -4x – 8x

4(2x – 2) + 2(1- x) = 9 + x

6(1 – 3x) – 2(2x –1) = -18x

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