Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 2(8 + 7a)



1 b. 8(7 + 2y)



2 a. 5(3a + k)



2 b. 4(7b + 12)



3 a. 3(6b + 5)



3 b. 2(7k + m)



4 a. 5(2 + 5k)



4 b. 4(1 + 4b)



5 a. 9(1 + 4t)



5 b. 6(12 + 7n)



6 a. 2(5 + 4v)



6 b. 6(5 + 6r)



7 a. 2(5w + d)



7 b. 9(11 + 5n)



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Answer Key

1 a. 16 + 14a
1 b. 56 + 16y
2 a. 15a + 5k
2 b. 28b + 48
3 a. 18b + 15
3 b. 14k + 2m
4 a. 10 + 25k
4 b. 4 + 16b
5 a. 9 + 36t
5 b. 72 + 42n
6 a. 10 + 8v
6 b. 30 + 36r
7 a. 10w + 2d
7 b. 99 + 45n


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