Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 8(7q + 6)



1 b. 4(12 + 7a)



2 a. 5(5 + 6b)



2 b. 8(1 + 8u)



3 a. 2(10 + 7v)



3 b. 3(10 + 9v)



4 a. 5(8k + 9)



4 b. 2(5 + 6a)



5 a. 2(1 + 5y)



5 b. 7(1 + 4b)



6 a. 5(5m + 2)



6 b. 6(12 + 7s)



7 a. 3(9 + 5b)



7 b. 7(5 + 4c)



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Answer Key

1 a. 56q + 48
1 b. 48 + 28a
2 a. 25 + 30b
2 b. 8 + 64u
3 a. 20 + 14v
3 b. 30 + 27v
4 a. 40k + 45
4 b. 10 + 12a
5 a. 2 + 10y
5 b. 7 + 28b
6 a. 25m + 10
6 b. 72 + 42s
7 a. 27 + 15b
7 b. 35 + 28c


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