Distributive Property 3

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More involved examples using the distributive property.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the distributive property of multiplication over subtraction?
  • What happens if you are distributing a negative sign into parentheses?
  • How can you use the distributive property to multiply, expand, and simplify polynomial expressions?
  • How can you simplify 5(3x - 8) - 2(x - 4) - (x + 7) using the distributive property?
  • How can you simplify 2(3x - 8) - 4(4x - 9) - 3(2x + 6) - 5x using the distributive property?
  • How can you simplify 1/2(7x - 9) - 5/2(x - 3) - 6 using the distributive property?
  • How do you combine like terms to simplify a polynomial?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows 3 different polynomial expressions that are simplified using the distributive property. The problems feature subtraction, negative numbers being distributed through parentheses, a negative sign being distributed through parentheses, fractions, and combining like terms. This is a high quality polynomial expression tutorial.