# Ch 9: High School Algebra: Algebraic Distribution

Watch online math video lessons and learn how to distribute variables, fractional powers, negative exponents and more. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

## High School Algebra: Algebraic Distribution - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Whether you'd like some clarification on the rules for distributing variables, some help with fractional exponents, or a refresher on how to distribute terms with a negative sign, this chapter's instructors can walk you through the steps involved in solving each type of problem. By the end of the lessons, you should be able to do the following:

• Use distribution to solve equations with positive and negative integers
• Work with fractional and negative exponents
• Distribute a term over polynomials

Video Objectives
Why Do We Distribute in Algebra? - Explanation & Examples Define distribution and discuss its purpose in algebra.
Distributing First Vs. Adding First: Differences & Examples Describe the difference between distributing first or adding first to solve an equation. Find out when each method is more appropriate.
Distributing Positive and Negative Signs Explain methods for distributing positive and negative signs.
Distributing Algebraic Expressions with Numbers and Variables Discuss how the rules of multiplication and rules of exponents apply when solving algebraic expressions with both numbers and variables.
Changing Negative Exponents to Fractions Illustrate the steps involved in changing negative exponents to fractions.
Working With Fractional Powers Explain how to add exponents together when multiplying fractions with the same denominator.
Distribution of More Than One Term in Algebra Outline steps for distributing a binomial over a polynomial with two terms and a polynomial with three or more terms.

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