Factoring / Distributive Property Worksheet

Use the distributive property to simplify the expressions.

1 a. 5(8 + 3z)



1 b. 2(6u + d)



2 a. 3(2 + 9b)



2 b. 9(11 + 3s)



3 a. 3(7a + 4)



3 b. 4(5m + y)



4 a. 3(5s + 1)



4 b. 6(11 + 4s)



5 a. 7(8b + x)



5 b. 4(11 + 7c)



6 a. 6(7q + 1)



6 b. 2(7 + 4q)



7 a. 9(5 + 6u)



7 b. 2(7r + k)



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Answer Key

1 a. 40 + 15z
1 b. 12u + 2d
2 a. 6 + 27b
2 b. 99 + 27s
3 a. 21a + 12
3 b. 20m + 4y
4 a. 15s + 3
4 b. 66 + 24s
5 a. 56b + 7x
5 b. 44 + 28c
6 a. 42q + 6
6 b. 14 + 8q
7 a. 45 + 54u
7 b. 14r + 2k


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