The Distributive Property

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Lesson Description:

Learn what the distributive property is and how to use it.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the distributive property?
  • How do you use the distributive property to expand expressions and polynomials?
  • How do you expand -3(x+4)?
  • What is 2 - 3(x + 4)?
  • What does order of operations have to do with the distributive property?
  • How can you use kung fu math with the distributive property?
  • What is 3+4(3x+1)?
  • How do you simplify 2(x - 1) + 3(x + 1)?
  • What is 2(2x - 1) - 4(3x - 1)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This video shows how to use the distributive property to multiply numbers through parentheses. Every step is shown clearly, and this process of distributing is driven home with many examples.