Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 8(5 + 2a)



1 b. 8(6k + q)



2 a. 5(7g + p)



2 b. 3(3k + 5)



3 a. 9(5s + 7)



3 b. 4(3 + 4g)



4 a. 2(9z + 11)



4 b. 7(7u + z)



5 a. 2(11 + 2q)



5 b. 6(11 + 4z)



6 a. 8(11 + 2y)



6 b. 8(11 + 9s)



7 a. 6(9n + 4)



7 b. 9(6k + g)



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Answer Key

1 a. 40 + 16a
1 b. 48k + 8q
2 a. 35g + 5p
2 b. 9k + 15
3 a. 45s + 63
3 b. 12 + 16g
4 a. 18z + 22
4 b. 49u + 7z
5 a. 22 + 4q
5 b. 66 + 24z
6 a. 88 + 16y
6 b. 88 + 72s
7 a. 54n + 24
7 b. 54k + 9g


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