Combining Like Terms &

Distributive Property

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Combining Like Terms
1) 2x + 5x + 10 + 3x

2) 10m + 9y - 14 - 16m + 2y + 8

3) 6p – 13 + 9y – 23p – 13y – 12

4) 7.2 + 5.4w – 9.6 + 13w

5)

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5
w - 5 + w-7
5
6

6) -33 – 14p – 24m + p - 2m

Distributive Property
7) -2(9m - 4 )

8) -4(3p + 4 )

9) 6(-7y - 8 )

10) 8(-3p + 5)

11) 5(7 – 3w)

12) 8(-3 + 9w)

Simplify each expression.
13) -8(-4p – 5) + 13 – 4p

14) -72 – 4w + 8(2 – 3w)

and/or symbols in your explanation.15) Look at the expression below. numbers. Use words. -14 + 3m – 6(4 – 8m) Step A: Simplify the expression.__________________________ Step B: Use what you know about simplifying algebraic expressions to explain how you determined your answer. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ .

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