# Distributive Property Teacher Resources

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 3: Expressions and Equations

A math module challenges young mathematicians to generate equivalent expressions. Scholars demonstrate how order or grouping does not affect the practice of addition and multiplication. By the end of the module, learners recognize and...

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#### Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 4: Expressions and Equations

A 36-part unit boosts sixth-graders' math skills with a focus on expressions and equations. Scholars take part in 34 lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as collaborative learning opportunities....

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#### Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Distributive Property

Understanding the distributive property is a big step in developing fluency with multiplication. The fourth video of this series clearly explains this fundamental property using arrays and diagrams. Numerous examples are presented that...

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#### Study Jams! Distributive Property

The distributive property is a foundational skill taught two ways in this interactive web page. Your young mathematicians can practice their order of operations by solving distributive problems working from inside out. They then move on...

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#### Distributive Property

Introduce the distributive property to the class with a video that shows what it means to distribute multiplication across addition. It continues to show how to work with negative numbers and the distributive property.

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#### Distributive Property

In this distributive property instructional activity, students solve and complete 22 different equations that include applying the distributive property to each one. First, they simplify each expression listed by applying the...

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#### Solving Equations with the Distributive Property

Here is an equation in which the first step is to use the distributive property to get rid of the parenthesis. Then it is solved for the variables. Since there are variables on both sides of the equation, it is important to verify the...

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#### Solving Equations with the Distributive Property

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#### What is the Distributive Property?

An informative video on the distributive property, this resource could be used to help promote understanding of the concept. The instructor defines the distributive property and demonstrates how it works with variables. Show this video...

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#### Solving Equations with the Distributive Property 2

The instructor demonstrates how to use the distributive property to get rid of the fractions in an equation. Remember to have learners plug their answers back into the original equation in order to check their work.

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#### Introduction to the Distributive Property

Who needs parentheses, anyway? Understanding how to apply the distributive property—and how to get rid of parentheses—helps scholars conceptually understand why it is necessary. Guided practice problems help build confidence to create...

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#### Algebraic Expressions—The Distributive Property

Do your classes truly understand the distributive property? Use a demonstrative lesson to represent the distributive property in various ways. Learners solidify understanding by creating a geometric pattern for distributive property, and...

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#### Solving Equations with the Distributive Property

Now there are parentheses in these equations? As the lessons continue in this series, equations get progressively more complex. Eighth graders solve equations by applying the distributive property before using inverse operations.

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#### The Distributive Property

Where would the math world be without the distributive property? Young scholars learn to apply the distributive property as they view a video tutorial. The instructor begins with an explanation of the property and then completes several...

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#### Subtraction and the Distributive Property

There's got to be a better way. Scholars learn that the distributive property does work with subtraction and not just addition. Using that fact, the video shows how to find the product of two numbers by rewriting a complicated number as...

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#### Distributive Property

Here is a video that makes individuals feel comfortable with working with the distributive property.

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#### The Distributive Property 2

This video is great preparation for order of operations and linear equations. There are two videos on the distributive property of multiplication. The first one showed why distribution works. This one shows the process in a clear and...

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#### Distributive Property

Third graders use the distributive property. They practice the steps of the distributive property with several math problems.

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#### The Distributive Property

MIddle schoolers use the distributive property to combine terms in six expressions. They write nine expressions in simplest form. Students perform one mental math problem, describing how they would solve the multiplication mentally.

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#### The Distributive Property 1

Elementary schoolers observe Sal evaluate the expression 4(8+3) and then use the distributive property to solve it. Using different colors to make the process clear, Sal explains not only how to use the distributive property but, with...

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#### Using Algebra Tiles to Explore Distributive Property

Math is fun with algebra tiles! Young mathematicians explore eight expressions involving the distributive property and use algebra tiles to expand simple expressions. The resource is perfect for both guided and independent practice.

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#### Distributive Property

Students solve problems using distribution. In this algebra lesson, students factor equations using the distributive property. They graph their solution on a graph.

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#### The Distributive Property and the Products of Decimals

Make multiplication of decimals easier by applying the distributive property. Pupils investigate how they can use the distributive property to multiply decimals. After learning the strategy, they work on some practice problems at...