There are five sets of simplifying expressions worksheets:
Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 6 and Grade 7 students learn how to simplify an expression by using the distributive property.
There are three sets of using distributive property to simplify an expression worksheets.
The distributive property is a mathematical rule that states that when a number is multiplied by a sum, the product is the same as multiplying each of the addends by the number and then adding the products together.
Steps on how to use the distributive property to simplify an expression:
Expression: 5(x + 2)
Expression: -3(2x - 5y)
Expression: -3(2x - 5y) + 3x
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to use the distributive property to simplify an expression.
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(Answers on the second page.)
Distributive Property Worksheet #1 (one variable)
Distributive Property Worksheet #2 (two variables)
Distributive Property Worksheet #3 (include combine like terms)
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