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Details for problem "Distributive law: Match complex and expanded terms"

Quickname: 4492

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 5 Grade 6

Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School.


Find pairs of complex terms and their corresponding expanded form.


Find pairs of complex terms and their corresponding expanded form. (Example for this math problem)


Two colums of terms are presented. One lists a series of terms that can be expanded using the distributive law. They are all of the form (a+b) x c. The inner term can be an addition term or a subtraction term, this is selectable. Similary, the outer term can be chosen to be a multiplication term or a division term.

All numbers are whole numbers. They may be all positive or negative, too. This is configurable. The number range for the numbers that appear can be chosen.

The number of rows for each of the tables and thus the number of pairs that have to be matched correctly can be configured.

Topics: Algebra

Tags: Addition Division Multiplication Rules Subtraction Terms

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Number range
10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 100
Negative values
Yes, No
Inner term
mixed, addition, subtraction
Outer term
mixed, multiplication, division

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