Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 5(8g + 9)



1 b. 5(9 + 8r)



2 a. 4(10 + 7n)



2 b. 7(6y + 7)



3 a. 3(5d + c)



3 b. 7(4k + y)



4 a. 2(9 + 4w)



4 b. 6(1 + 5d)



5 a. 9(2a + 7)



5 b. 9(3 + 8c)



6 a. 5(3 + 5a)



6 b. 3(7c + 12)



7 a. 7(4u + t)



7 b. 7(7 + 6g)



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Answer Key

1 a. 40g + 45
1 b. 45 + 40r
2 a. 40 + 28n
2 b. 42y + 49
3 a. 15d + 3c
3 b. 28k + 7y
4 a. 18 + 8w
4 b. 6 + 30d
5 a. 18a + 63
5 b. 27 + 72c
6 a. 15 + 25a
6 b. 21c + 36
7 a. 28u + 7t
7 b. 49 + 42g


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