Solving Equations Containing Parentheses


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Which of the following illustrates the distributive property?

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1. What is 3(9x + 1)?

2. Solve 4(x + 1) = 0

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Parentheses bring an extra set of steps into math equations, but once you get the hang of it it'll be simpler. This quiz tests you on some of these equations that contain parentheses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This parentheses quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recognize an accurate representation of the distributive property
  • Solve math equations that contain parentheses

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most pertinent information found in the related algebra lesson
  • Problem solving - use this information to calculate a number of mathematical equations that have parentheses
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've learned about parenthetical equations
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to successfully answer math problems

Additional Learning

The lesson Solving Equations Containing Parentheses covers the following objectives:

  • Define like terms
  • Apply the distributive property to variables
  • Solve sample equations