Why Do We Distribute in Algebra? - Explanation & Examples Video

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Simplify the following expression with distribution: 4(x + 1)

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1. Simplify the following expression with distribution: 2(3x + 5)

2. Simplify the following expression with distribution: 5(x - 1)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will demonstrate your understanding of the distributive property of algebra by simplifying multiple practice expressions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By simplifying the given expressions, you will:

  • Display your grasp on algebra's principles
  • Apply the distributive property
  • Simplify expressions

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to simplify algebraic expressions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer problems on distribution in algebra
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about mathematics in a different light

Additional Learning

To further inform yourself on the distributive property, study up with our lesson titled Why Do We Distribute in Algebra? - Explanation & Examples. Review of this lesson will foster your understanding of issues like:

  • Examples of distribution
  • Two variable expressions
  • Three variable expressions
  • Distributing variables
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