Simplifying Expressions Using Distributive Properties

Simplify Expressions

Formative Assessment

Summary of the Math: Simplify Expressions

Write a summary about simplifying expressions.

Hint:

Check your summary:

  • Do you explain how to use the distributive property to rewrite an expression?
  • Do you discuss the importance of paying attention to plus and minus signs in multiplication?
  • Do you describe how to check whether two expressions are equivalent?