GED Practice

GED Math Review: Multiplying and Expanding Linear Expressions


Questions:

A. Multiply using the distributive property to write an equivalent expression.


  1. 3(m + 7)
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  2. 4(2t + 3)
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  3. 5(9 + 6r)
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  4. 8(4m - 2n)
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  5. 2(9 + 5k)
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  6. 5(3m + 2)
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  7. 6(h + h)
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  8. -4(x + 4)
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  9. -3(y - 5)
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  10. -6(-x - 1)
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  11. -1/2(8 - 6n)
    _________________
  12. 4/5(x - y)
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    B. Use the distributive property to write an equivalent expression using the greatest common factor.
  13. 4d + 8
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  14. 21p + 35q
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  15. 18x + 9y
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  16. -2 + 12
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  17. 6c - 9d
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  18. 24 - 18b
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  19. -2/3h - 2
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  20. -3/4x - 1/4y
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Answers:

  1. 3m + 21
  2. 8t + 12
  3. 45 + 30r
  4. 32-16n
  5. 18 + 10k
  6. 15m + 10
  7. 6g + 6h
  8. -4 -16
  9. -3y + 15
  10. 6x + 6
  11. -4 + 3n
  12. 4/5x - 4/5y
  13. 4(d + 2)
  14. 7(3p + 5q)
  15. 9(2x + y)
  16. -2(x - 6)
  17. 3(2c - 3d)
  18. 6(4 - 3b)
  19. -2/3(h + 3)
  20. -1/4(3x + y)



Reference:




Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn