Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 2(9 + 4b)



1 b. 5(10 + 9m)



2 a. 3(1 + 2d)



2 b. 7(12 + 5d)



3 a. 8(11 + 6x)



3 b. 2(3a + 4)



4 a. 7(2w + c)



4 b. 7(8 + 7u)



5 a. 4(1 + 5v)



5 b. 9(8r + 9)



6 a. 7(5g + b)



6 b. 2(5 + 7s)



7 a. 3(3v + 1)



7 b. 2(5y + z)



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Answer Key

1 a. 18 + 8b
1 b. 50 + 45m
2 a. 3 + 6d
2 b. 84 + 35d
3 a. 88 + 48x
3 b. 6a + 8
4 a. 14w + 7c
4 b. 56 + 49u
5 a. 4 + 20v
5 b. 72r + 81
6 a. 35g + 7b
6 b. 10 + 14s
7 a. 9v + 3
7 b. 10y + 2z


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