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Examples, videos and solutions to help GCSE Maths students learn how to expand algebraic expression by expanding brackets.

**Expanding Single Brackets**

In algebra, expanding brackets means to remove the brackets.

To expand brackets, we multiply everything on the inside by whatever is next to the bracket on the outside.

Make sure you include the sign.

There are different methods we can use to expand brackets: a jumping method or by using a grid.

Example:

2(3x - 4) = 6x - 8.

-3(2a - 5b) = -6a + 15b.

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More Lessons for GCSE Maths

Math Worksheets

Examples, videos and solutions to help GCSE Maths students learn how to expand algebraic expression by expanding brackets.

In algebra, expanding brackets means to remove the brackets.

To expand brackets, we multiply everything on the inside by whatever is next to the bracket on the outside.

Make sure you include the sign.

There are different methods we can use to expand brackets: a jumping method or by using a grid.

Example:

2(3x - 4) = 6x - 8.

-3(2a - 5b) = -6a + 15b.

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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