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Level 1 Multiplying Expressions

For Students 7th - 11th
Several examples of different types of algebraic expressions are multiplied. The distributive property is used to demonstrate the steps needed to multiply the terms in the expressions. Sal combines the like-terms at the end of the...
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Instructional Video13:50
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Two-Step Equations

For Students 7th - 11th
Sal adds a few more steps to these problems as he solves algebraic equations with two steps - though he states that "there's more than one way to do it." Those who become confused by increasingly complicated algebra problems on a test...
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The Distributive Property 2

For Students 5th - 7th
This video is great preparation for order of operations and linear equations. There are two videos on the distributive property of multiplication. The first one showed why distribution works. This one shows the process in a clear and...
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The Distributive Property 1

For Students 5th - 7th
Elementary schoolers observe Sal evaluate the expression 4(8+3) and then use the distributive property to solve it. Using different colors to make the process clear, Sal explains not only how to use the distributive property but, with...
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Applying Properties to Variables

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders combine like terms in this properties of variables lesson. Using named items (stars, moons and hearts), they combine like terms using variables. They use the distributive property to combine like terms. Finally, they write...
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Instructional Video2:30
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Special Polynomials Products 1

For Students 8th - 10th
Some polynomials, when multiplied, result in a special product. Sal uses the distributive property to demonstrate the multiplication process. He then explains why some polynomials cannot be completely simplified.
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Using the Distributive Property

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Get your learners ready for distributing with this two-page worksheet full of problems to simplify. The problems include positive and negative numbers that test integer skills, as well as the ability to simplify expressions. Answer key...
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Instructional Video5:02
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Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Distributive Property

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Understanding the distributive property is a big step in developing fluency with multiplication. The fourth video of this series clearly explains this fundamental property using arrays and diagrams. Numerous examples are presented that...
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Solving Equations Using the Division Property

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Go from easy to challenging with a activity full of different problems designed for solving equations. Your mathematicians will be able to start small with one- and two-step equations and work their way up to multi-step equations. The...
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Review of Equations

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Dive head-first into this worksheet full of inverse operations, distributing, and combining like terms. Let your learners try these challenging problems to test their skills with multi-step equations and simplifying expressions with...
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Solving Linear Equations in One Variable

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Multiple-step problems don't have to equal tough problems. This worksheet provides a list of steps needed to go through multi-step equations that include combining like terms and distributing. With ten problems total, your learners will...
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Solving Equations Using the Addition Property

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Challenge your mathematicians to simplify and solve a variety of different equations. This instructional activity focuses on multi-step problems that begin with combining like terms and advance toward solving equations with variables on...
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Study Jams! Distributive Property

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
The distributive property is a foundational skill taught two ways in this interactive web page. Your young mathematicians can practice their order of operations by solving distributive problems working from inside out. They then move on...
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Instructional Video5:12
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Factor Linear Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If distributed means spread out over an area, then undistributed suggests taking out or factoring out. This last video in a series helps learners understand how to factor linear expressions with rational coefficients. Start learners by...
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Instructional Video4:57
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How Do You Factor a Greatest Common Factor Out of an Expression?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What is the greatest common factor of two terms in an expression? First prime factor each of the terms. Then find the factors that they have in common. Multiply if needed. That is how to find the greatest common factor. Watch the video...
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How Do You Multiply Trinomials?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Click on this video and see how to use the distributive property to multiply trinomials. The instructor does some of the math in her head but she talks out loud to explain what she is doing to get the terms that she is writing on the...
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How Do You Subtract Two Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Rational expressions that are in the form of fractions. Yuk! The teacher demonstrates how to subtract one rational expression from the other when the expressions have a common denominator. Combine like terms and write it in simplest form.
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How Do You Distribute With Whole Numbers and Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This lesson on the distributive property is probably a review for algebra I mathematicians. But it doesn't hurt to reinforce this skill of multiplying a whole number times the sum of fractions. The teacher shows two ways to multiply the...
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GEMDAS

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your class learn how to solve equations using this video. In a step-by-step method, this film shows how to solve a problem involving multiplication, division and parentheses.
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A Distance and Time Problem Example

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through solving a word problem involving a train, the learner in this video describes how to complete a time vs. distance equation. This would be a useful resource because it provides a step-by-step explanation of the process.
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The Sign of Solutions

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Positive or negative, zero or no solution, are all possibilities for the solution of a linear equation. Here the resource gives examples of linear equations in one variable and their type of solutions. The resource comes with commentary...
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How Do You Subtract Two Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Rational expressions that are in the form of fractions. Yuk! The teacher demonstrates how to subtract one rational expression from the other when the expressions have a common denominator. Combine like terms and write it in simplest form.
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Instructional Video5:30
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How Do You Figure Out the Volume of a Solution Using Percents?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A word problem, chemistry, and percent? I know you want to throw your hands in the air and run away from this problem, but please don't. Pay close attention as the instructor helps you unpack this word problem to set up an equation that...
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Instructional Video4:49
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How Do You Solve an Equation with Variables on Both Sides and Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fractions and variables on both sides of the equation? Oh my! There are one hundred and one steps to solving this equation. Not really, but now that I have your attention, I recommend you watch this video closely and follow the...