Distributive property worksheet



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For exercises 1- 4, use the distributive property to fill in the blank with the correct numbers.

1. 10(9 + 2) = 10 × + 10 × 2. 3(5 + 5) = 3 × + 3 ×
3. 9(1 + 5) = 9 × + 9 × 4. -6(8 + 12) = -6 × + -6 ×

Use the distributive property to remove parentheses for each numerical expression. There is no need to look for the answer!

5. 21 (25 + 50) = 6. 40 (75 + 60) =
7. -12(85 + 95) = 8. -( 29 + 33) =


Use the distributive property to find the answer for each numerical expression.

9. 10(4 + 5) = 10. 8(1 + -10) =


Show how fast you can find an answer for each numerical expression below using the distributive property.

11. 30(25) = 12. 20(45) =

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