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## 3 Combining Like Terms

Common Core Math Standard
AZ-7.EE.1: Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients

Daily Objective
By the end of the lesson, I will be able to ______________________________________

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** How Can I Use This? ** Mr. Walker and a friend sell candy bars for a fundraiser over a span of two days. Fred ordersd Another friend could only work one day. Mr. Walker sold the same number of bars each day, but doesnt remember how many candy bars he sold. His friend sold six bars each day. How many bars did they sell in all? 2(x + 6) + 5= 2x + 17

Do Now
In preparation for a triathlon, Scotts goal is to ride his bike 75 miles per week. He rode 22 miles on Sunday, another 15 on Monday, and 9 on Wednesday. If he plans on riding 12 miles on Friday, how many miles would he have to ride on Saturday in order to meet his goal? What is the question asking?



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Essential Vocabulary
Distributive Property

Like Terms

Teacher Model
1. Example 1
1. 3x + 7 + 5x

## Monday: Add Like Terms

2. 4 + x + 2x 3. 6 + 3 + 9x

## Tuesday: Distributive Property

1. 3(2x + 7) 2. 4(x + 2) 3. 6(4x + 8)

## 2. Example 2 Today: Combine Like Terms

1. 2(3x + 6) + 4x 2. 5(2x + 4) + 7

3. 3(4x + 8) + 5 + 4x

4. 7(x + 5) + 4(2x + 9)



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Steps for Combining Like Terms
1. Determine what the question is asking 2. Apply the Distributive Property
a. Multiply the outside number with the first term b. Multiply the outside number with the second term

## 3. Identify the Like Terms 4. Simplify the expression (if possible)

Guided Practice
Simplify the expression by distributing and combining like terms. 1. 7(2x + 8) + 9 2. 5(3x + 4) + x

3. 3(5x + 2) + 4 + 3x

4. 2(4x + 1) + 8x + 9

5. 3(3x + 8) + 6(2x + 7)

6. 6(x + 2) + 7(2x + 1)



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Partner Practice
Simplify the expression by distributing and combining like terms. 1. 4(9x + 2) + 5 2. 2(6x + 6) + 3x

3. 5x + 7(x + 8)

4. 11+ 5(2x + 3)

5. 8(2x + 1) + 4x + 2

6. 9(x + 8) + 9x + 8

7. 7(5x + 2) + 3 + 4x

8. 4(8x + 7) + 10x + 2

9. 2(3x + 4) + 2(3x + 4)



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Check for Understanding
Demonstrate what you have learned by solving the problems below. You may refer back to your notes. Simplify the expression by distributing and combining like terms. 1. 4(2x + 9) + 7x 2. 7(x + 5) + 3(x + 8)

## Whats Wrong With This?

Look at the mistakes below and answer the questions to the right Problem 1 4(x + 5) + 7x = 4x + 20
(What went wrong? What is the correct answer?)

Problem 2 6x + 2(x + 4) = 8x + 4
(What went wrong? What is the correct answer?)

## Reviewing the Objective

Today, I am able to _________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Independent Practice
Simplify the expression by distributing and combining like terms. 1. 2(9x + 3) + 4 2. 3(9x + 4) + x

3. 8x + 6(x + 5)

4. 9 + 7(2x + 3)

5. 8(3x + 2) + 3x + 7

6. 5(x + 6) + 2x + 1

7. 9(x + 1) + 7 + 3x

8. 5(6x + 4) + 3x + 1

9. 2(4x + 9) + 2(7x + 8)



## 1.3 Combining Like Terms

Daily Review Sheet
This page is for you to keep in your binder and is to be worked on when you are finished with the daily notes packet. It counts as a grade. It will serve as an overview of the days lesson and is a quick reference for use on weekly quizzes.

Part 1: Objective (review the daily objective) _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ Part 2: Vocabulary (define the words from todays lesson)
Distributive Property: Like Term:

Part 3: Check for Understanding (apply your understanding of the Distributive Property)
1. Are the expressions 2(x + 1) and 2x + 2 equivalent expressions? Explain.

## Part 4: Example Problems (solve the problems)

1. 2(7x + 8) + 9x 2. 3(x + 4) + 5(5x + 6)

## Part 5: Word Problem (Write a mathematical expression and solve)

1. In preparation for a triathlon, Jennis goal is to ride her bike 50 miles per week. She rode 7 miles on Sunday, another 12 on Monday, and 5 on Wednesday. If she plans on riding 16 miles on Friday, how many miles would she have to ride on Saturday in order to meet her goal?

Part 6: Challenge (Use what you know about Like Terms to solve)
1. What is the perimeter (add up all sides) of the triangle below?
2x + 5 x+4  5x + 3