Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 9(7m + y)



1 b. 9(7x + 11)



2 a. 8(5 + 3b)



2 b. 6(4 + 3b)



3 a. 4(9 + 4r)



3 b. 7(9 + 7n)



4 a. 4(3r + 10)



4 b. 2(1 + 8a)



5 a. 7(4 + 5z)



5 b. 6(5s + w)



6 a. 8(2 + 5d)



6 b. 5(7d + n)



7 a. 9(4t + 11)



7 b. 9(7 + 2b)



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Answer Key

1 a. 63m + 9y
1 b. 63x + 99
2 a. 40 + 24b
2 b. 24 + 18b
3 a. 36 + 16r
3 b. 63 + 49n
4 a. 12r + 40
4 b. 2 + 16a
5 a. 28 + 35z
5 b. 30s + 6w
6 a. 16 + 40d
6 b. 35d + 5n
7 a. 36t + 99
7 b. 63 + 18b


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