Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 8(11 + 5q)



1 b. 7(2r + 11)



2 a. 9(5p + k)



2 b. 8(8z + 3)



3 a. 7(2 + 5a)



3 b. 7(12 + 5s)



4 a. 9(11 + 2r)



4 b. 5(4r + 1)



5 a. 9(5 + 6p)



5 b. 6(4u + d)



6 a. 5(11 + 8r)



6 b. 9(9u + a)



7 a. 6(4y + s)



7 b. 9(7 + 2k)



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Answer Key

1 a. 88 + 40q
1 b. 14r + 77
2 a. 45p + 9k
2 b. 64z + 24
3 a. 14 + 35a
3 b. 84 + 35s
4 a. 99 + 18r
4 b. 20r + 5
5 a. 45 + 54p
5 b. 24u + 6d
6 a. 55 + 40r
6 b. 81u + 9a
7 a. 24y + 6s
7 b. 63 + 18k


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