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There are five sets of simplifying expressions worksheets:

- Simplify Expressions (Add, Subtract Like Terms)
- Simplify Expressions (Multiply, Divide)
- Simplify Expressions (Distributive Property)
- Simplify Expressions (Combine Like Terms)
- Simplify Expressions (Distributive Property & Combine Like Terms)

Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 7 and Grade 8 students learn how to simplify an algebraic expression by multiplying or dividing.

There are three sets of simplifying algebraic expression worksheets.

- Simplify Expressions (Multiply)
- Simplify Expressions (Divide)
- Simplify Expressions (Multiply & Divide)

To simplify expressions using multiplication, follow these steps:

- Multiply Numerical Terms: Multiply the numerical (constant) terms together, if any are present.
- Multiply Variables: If the expression contains variables, multiply the variables together. Use the rules for exponents if applicable.
- Combine Like Terms: If there are like terms (terms with the same variable raised to the same power), combine them by adding their coefficients (the numbers in front of the variable).

Example: Simplify 2xy × 3y.

Multiply the numerical terms: 2 × 3 = 6.

Multiply the variables: xy × y = xy^{2}.

So, 2xy × 3y simplifies to 6xy^{2}.

To simplify expressions using division, follow these steps:

- Perform Numerical Division: Divide the numerical (constant) terms if any are present.
- Perform Variable Division: If the expression contains variables, divide the variables as well. Use the rules for exponents if applicable.
- Combine Like Terms: If there are like terms (terms with the same variable raised to the same power), combine them by adding their coefficients (the numbers in front of the variable).

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to multiply an algebraic expression.

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to divide an algebraic expression.

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Simplify Expression Worksheet #1 (multiply)

Simplify Expression Worksheet #2 (divide)

Simplify Expression Worksheet #3 (multiply & divide)

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Evaluate Expressions by Substitution

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Simplify Expressions using Distributive Property

Use Distributive Property & Combine Like Terms

Solving Equations using Distributive Property

Solving Equations by Combining like terms

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