# Ch 14: High School Algebra - Algebraic Distribution: Tutoring Solution

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## Learning Objectives

- Explain why we use distribution in algebra.
- Understand the difference between distributing first and adding first to solve an equation.
- Learn how to distribute positive and negative signs.
- Distribute algebraic expressions that contain both numbers and variables.
- Convert negative exponents into fractions.
- Be able to add exponents when multiplying factors with the same base.
- Learn how to distribute more than one term.

### 1. Why Do We Distribute in Algebra? - Explanation & Examples

What's the purpose of distribution in algebra? In this lesson, we'll find out why we distribute. We'll also look at examples and sample problems that involve basic distribution.

### 2. Distributing First vs. Adding First: Differences & Examples

When we need to simplify an expression, how do we know if we should distribute first or add first? In this lesson, we'll look at when this matters and how to make the best decision.

### 3. Distributing Positive and Negative Signs

It's not just numbers and variables that get distributed. Positive and negative signs can, too. In this lesson, we'll learn how to distribute positive and negative signs correctly.

### 4. Distributing Algebraic Expressions with Numbers and Variables

So, you can simplify an algebraic expression when you need to distribute a number? Great! But what if you need to distribute a variable or a variable with an exponent? Learn how in this lesson.

### 5. Changing Negative Exponents to Fractions

A negative exponent isn't like a normal exponent. In this lesson, we'll learn about negative exponents and how they lead us to fractions. We'll practice with numbers and variables.

### 6. Working With Fractional Powers

If you know what to do with 3 to the second power, then you understand exponents. But what if the exponent is a fraction? Find out what to do with fractional powers in this lesson.

### 7. Distribution of More Than One Term in Algebra

Once we've mastered distributing a single term, it's time to raise the stakes. In this lesson, we'll learn how about distribution involving two, three and even more terms.

### 8. Two-Step Equation: Definition & Examples

Solving problems that just have two steps can sometimes trip people up. Read on to find out what two-step equations are and see some examples. Meet our friend Ramon as he learns about this mathematical concept.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the High School Algebra I: Tutoring Solution course

- High School Algebra - Basic Arithmetic: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Solving Math Word Problems: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Decimals and Fractions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Percent Notation: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Real Numbers: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Exponents and Exponential Expressions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Radical Expressions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Algebraic Expressions and Equations: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Properties of Functions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Matrices and Absolute Value: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Working With Inequalities: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Properties of Exponents: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Complex and Imaginary Numbers: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Linear Equations: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Factoring: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Graphing and Factoring Quadratic Equations: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Properties of Polynomial Functions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Rational Expressions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Cubic Equations: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Quadratic Equations: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Measurement and Geometry: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Calculations, Ratios, Percent & Proportions: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Data, Statistics, and Probability: Tutoring Solution
- High School Algebra - Well-Known Equations: Tutoring Solution