Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 7(11 + 3m)



1 b. 5(10 + 7w)



2 a. 3(1 + 5n)



2 b. 5(3 + 8a)



3 a. 4(2 + 7t)



3 b. 4(1 + 2z)



4 a. 7(9p + 1)



4 b. 2(9d + c)



5 a. 2(7c + 10)



5 b. 5(7r + 9)



6 a. 5(3b + m)



6 b. 4(2t + 3)



7 a. 3(3 + 7q)



7 b. 5(11 + 3u)



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Answer Key

1 a. 77 + 21m
1 b. 50 + 35w
2 a. 3 + 15n
2 b. 15 + 40a
3 a. 8 + 28t
3 b. 4 + 8z
4 a. 63p + 7
4 b. 18d + 2c
5 a. 14c + 20
5 b. 35r + 45
6 a. 15b + 5m
6 b. 8t + 12
7 a. 9 + 21q
7 b. 55 + 15u


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