# Worksheet: Using the Distributive Property to Simplify Algebraic Expressions

Q1:

Use the distributive property to rewrite the algebraic expression .

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Q2:

Use the distributive property to rewrite the algebraic expression .

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Q3:

Using the distributive property, rewrite the expression .

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Q4:

Which of the following equations demonstrates the distributive property?

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Q5:

Which of the following expressions is equivalent to ?

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Q6:

Identify the expression which is not equivalent to the other three.

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Q7:

Benjamin had b dollars in his savings account and then he deposited \$11. seven months later, his balance had doubled. Which of the following is equivalent to his new balance of dollars?

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Q8:

Write an expression in terms of , for the perimeter of the figure below.

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Q9:

Find the perimeter of the following shape.

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Q10:

A square of side 3 cm has a square of side cm cut from one corner as shown in the diagram. Write, in its simplest form, an expression for the perimeter of the remaining shape.

Q11:

Express the perimeter of the figure below in terms of .

• A length units
• B length units
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