# Ch 23: 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Algebraic Distribution

The video lessons in this Algebraic Distribution chapter can help you teach the rules of algebraic distribution to your 6th - 8th grade students. Expand your students' ability to distribute positive and negative signs or distribute more than one term. Administer the lesson quizzes to test your students' retention of these algebraic concepts.

## 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Algebraic Distribution - Chapter Summary

The Algebraic Distribution chapter is designed to help your students understand the purpose of distribution and learn to solve equations with decimals, fractions and exponents. Focusing on topics such as the distribution of variables and the distributive property, the chapter's video lessons can also teach your 6th - 8th grade students how to define and multiply fractional exponents. The chapter includes multiple-choice quizzes and an examination.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Why Do We Distribute in Algebra? - Explanation and Examples Students learn basic distribution concepts and complete examples.
Distributing First vs. Adding First: Differences and Examples In this lesson, students determine whether to add or distribute first.
Distributing Positive and Negative Signs The rules for distributing positive and negative signs are explained to students in this lesson.
Distributing Algebraic Expressions with Numbers and Variables Instructors show students how to use the distributive property and distribute variables with exponents.
Changing Negative Exponents to Fractions Students learn the steps for transforming negative exponents to fractions.
Working with Fractional Powers Teachers show students how to work with fractional exponents and powers.
Distribution of More Than One Term in Algebra Instructors teach the rules for solving with one, two, three or more terms.

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