Applying the Distributive Property to Linear Equations


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Remove the parentheses.

10(x - 1)

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4(x + 2) = -4



6x + 2(x + 2) = 0

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on practice problems in which you'll be asked to solve a linear equation. You'll need a firm understanding of the distributive property and how it applies to parentheses to pass.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Your recognition of distributive properties in linear equations
  • How to use distributive properties to simplify linear equations
  • How to solve linear equations

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand how to handle parentheses in an equation based on the distributive property
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve linear equations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about linear equations

Additional Learning

The related lesson, Applying the Distributive Property to Linear Equations, contains more information and examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of a linear equation
  • The content of the distributive property
  • Applications of the distributive property