Distributive property

In this lesson you will learn more about applying the distributive property with variables.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The length and width of a rectangle add to 4cm. Stacey thinks only 2 different rectangles are possible. Do you agree?

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Q2.A rectangle's length is 2cm greater than its width. Which expression gives the area?

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Q3.A triangle's height is 4 times greater than its base. Which expression gives the area?

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Q4.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. Which expression gives the area?

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Q5.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. What is the largest possible area?

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Q6.A triangle has a base and height that sum to 20cm. What is the upper bound of the triangle's area?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.The length and width of a rectangle add to 4cm. Stacey thinks only 2 different rectangles are possible. Do you agree?

1/6

Q2.A rectangle's length is 2cm greater than its width. Which expression gives the area?

2/6

Q3.A triangle's height is 4 times greater than its base. Which expression gives the area?

3/6

Q4.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. Which expression gives the area?

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Q5.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. What is the largest possible area?

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Q6.A triangle has a base and height that sum to 20cm. What is the upper bound of the triangle's area?

6/6

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Distributive Property Quiz

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Q1.Choose the word which best fills the gap: When we ________ double brackets every term in the first bracket must be multiplied by every term in the second bracket.

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Q2.Cala says (x+2)(x+4) is the same as (x+4)(2+x). Is she correct?

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Q3.Expand and simplify (x+11)(x+2)

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Q4.Expand and simplify (x+3)(x+5)

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Q5.Expand and simplify 2(x+3)+2(x+5)

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Q6.Expand and simplify (x+1)²

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Quiz:

Distributive Property Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Choose the word which best fills the gap: When we ________ double brackets every term in the first bracket must be multiplied by every term in the second bracket.

1/6

Q2.Cala says (x+2)(x+4) is the same as (x+4)(2+x). Is she correct?

2/6

Q3.Expand and simplify (x+11)(x+2)

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Q4.Expand and simplify (x+3)(x+5)

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Q5.Expand and simplify 2(x+3)+2(x+5)

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Q6.Expand and simplify (x+1)²

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Lesson summary: Distributive property

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