# Simplifying Distribution Worksheet

Simplify each expression using the distributive property.

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## Example:

`Equation: 9(x + 9)`
`Answer: 9x + 81`

## Quiz:

1. `Equation: 2(4 + 9x)`
`Answer: 8 + 18x`

2. `Equation: 7(x - 1)`
`Answer: 7x - 7`

3. `Equation: 12(a + b + c)`
`Answer: 12a + 12b + 12c`

4. `Equation: 7(a + c + b)`
`Answer: 7a + 7c + 7b`

5. `Equation: -10(3 + 2 + 7x)`
`Answer: -50 - 70x`

6. `Equation: -(3w + 3x -2z)`
`Answer: -3w - 3x + 2z`

7. `Equation: -(x + 2)`
`Answer: -x - 2`

8. `Equation: 1(-2 + 2x^2y^3 + 3y^2)`
`Answer: -2 + 2x^2y^3 + 3y^2`

9. `Equation: 5(5 + 5x)`
`Answer: 25 + 25x`

10. `Equation: y(1 + x)`
`Answer: y + xy`

11. `Equation: x(4 + x^2)`
`Answer: 4x + x^3`

12. `Equation: 12x(3x + 3)`
`Answer: 36x^2 + 36x`

13. `Equation: x(x + y)`
`Answer: x^2 + xy`

14. `Equation: 7xy(x + y)`
`Answer: 7x^2y + 7xy^2`

15. `Equation: 9(9x + 9y)`
`Answer: 81x + 81y`

16. `Equation: x(x + x^2)`
`Answer: x^2 + x^3`

17. `Equation: 2(1 + x)`
`Answer: 2 + 2x`

18. `Equation: xyz(x + z)`
`Answer: x^2yz + xyz^2`

19. `Equation: k(k + k^2 + k^3)`
`Answer: k^2 + k^3 + k^4`

20. `Equation: abc(a + b + c)`
`Answer: a^2bc + ab^2c + abc^2`

## Related Pages

Simplifying Using the Distributive Property Lesson