Distributive Property Teacher Resources
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Simplify Expressions using Distributive Property
In this online math worksheet, learners simplify expressions by using the Distributive Property. This excellent resource allows the students to check their answers, and to get "hints" should they run into difficulties. A terrific teaching tool!
9th - 12th Math 17 Views 67 Downloads
Simplifying A Variable Expression by Removing Parenthesis
Students use the distributive property to solve expressions with variables. After a class discussion on the distributive property, students work in pairs to solve problems and explain their reasoning. Groups of students come to the board to present their problems and justify the answer.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Distributive Property
MIddle schoolers use the distributive property to combine terms in six expressions. They write nine expressions in simplest form. Young scholars perform one mental math problem, describing how they would solve the multiplication mentally.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 210 Downloads
Use the Distributive Property of Multiplication to Solve Unfamiliar Facts
The last in a series of five videos on multiplication and division strategies focuses on solving basic, yet hard to remember, multiplication facts by using arrays. The problem of 8 x 7 is solved in multiple ways by breaking up an array into its smaller components and explaining how and why this works.
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math 16 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mathematicians practice communicating why the sum of two multiples of a number results in another multiple of that number. Encourage learners to construct a viable argument by applying the distributive property or by drawing a diagram. Ask your class if this works for all factors and multiples.
6th - 7th Math 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Half of a Recipe
Kids love to cook! What is a better place to learn mixed numbers than with a recipe? It is up to learners to decide how they want to divide this recipe in half. They may choose to model the mixed number and then divide the model by two. Maybe it is easier for them to graph on a number line and then mark the half-way point.
4th - 6th Math 28 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solving Multi-Step Inequalities
In this multi-step inequalities worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include solving using various steps. First, they use the distributive property to remove any grouping symbols. Then, students simplify each side of the inequality and undo any indicated additions and subtractions.
9th Math 3 Views 27 Downloads
Practice Masters Level B: 2.6 Adding & Subtracting Expressions
In this adding and subtracting expressions worksheet, students use the distributive property to prove statements true. They simplify given expressions. Students use algebra to find the perimeter of a given figure. This one-page worksheet contains 22 multi-step problems.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
There are very specific ways to multiply binomials. One could use the FOIL method or employ the distributive property. Sal walks through each step of the FOIL method and then shows that using distribution results in the same answer. This is a very well-done video and may appeal to visual learners.
6 mins 8th - 10th Math 5 Views 16 Downloads
Middle School Mathematics Vocabulary Word Wall Cards
Having a good working knowledge of math vocabulary is so important for learners as they progress through different levels of mathematical learning. Here is 125 pages worth of wonderfully constructed vocabulary and concept review cards. This is a fantastic resource that you can use throughout the school year.
5th - 9th Math 51 Views 46 Downloads
Multiplying Monomials by Polynomials
Can you multiply a monomial by a polynomial? Yes you can, if you use the distributive property. Sal describes how to distribute the monomial term over the entire polynomial expression. He does a wonderful job explaining this concept.
3 mins 7th - 9th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads