12/06 CW: Distributive Property with Decimals

by Patricia Prosser

| 10 QuestionsDistributive Property:

(1) Multiply the number outside the parenthesis by each term inside the parenthesis.

(2) Write the original operation symbols (add or subtract signs) in their proper place.

(3) Change double signs: + + = + + – = – – + = – – – = + (same signs = +, different signs –)

(4) Combine any like terms.

1

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 7(1.2n + 6) =

2

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 2(–4.3x + 6) =

3

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 2(–3.5t + 1) =

4

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: –3.2(6x + 4) =

5

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 5.2(2x – 4) =

6

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: –3.7(–4x – 1) =

7

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 2.3(2x – 4y + 7) =

8

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 4.3(x + 3y – 2) =

9

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: –3.7(5x – y + 1) =

10

1

Simplify by removing parenthesis: 2.9(x + y – z + 1) =

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