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The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions

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Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: 3(a + b)

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1. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: 4(2x + 7)

2. Use the distributive property to simplify the following expression: -(4 + a)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is an array of math problems. The questions will give you a mathematical expression. You will need to use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Distribution
  • Distributive property
  • Mathematical expressions

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the distributive property
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve distribution practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the distributive property and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the distributive property

Additional Learning

There is also a related lesson titled The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions that explores these topics with more detail. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Understanding the meaning of distribution
  • Exploring the distributive property
  • Explaining types of distributive property math problems
  • Walking through a series of practice problems
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