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Simplifying a product involving square roots using the distributive property: Basic

Two examples of distributing radicals into a sum of other radicals and simplifying in the process.

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Introduction to simplifying a product involving square roots using the distributive property

A quick distribution of a radical into the sum of two numerical terms, one whole and one radical as well.

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Complex fraction made of sums involving rational expressions: Multivariate

Simplifies a complex fraction by distributing the LCD of each small fraction across the top and the bottom so that all small fractions can be swept away.

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Factoring out a monomial from a polynomial: Univariate

An example where the terms are expanded into their separate factors so that the common factor can be identified and extracted and the remaining factors are left to stay inside parentheses.

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Power rules with positive exponents: Multivariate quotients

A quick example of distributing an external exponents to all factors in a rational expression

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Solving for a variable inside parentheses in terms of other variables

This demonstrates two ways of dealing with a literal equation that has parentheses which adds an extra step in the process in the first method, bu t not the second.

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Solving a linear equation with several occurrences of the variable: Variables on both sides and distribution

A somewhat fancierversion of seveal solving equation versions that should help solidify the process in your mind.

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Solving a linear equation with several occurrences of the variable: Variables on the same side and distribution

A more complicated version of solving an equation. It specifically addresses dealing with two variable terms on the same side of the equals sigh.

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Introduction to solving an equation with parentheses

A simpler version of an equation that needs distribution across a set of parenthese as the first step to solving for the variable

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Power rules with negative exponents

A short example of how to deal with a fraction raised to a negative power.

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Distributive property: Integer coefficients

The next step in understanding distribution.

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Distributive property: Whole number coefficients

Two examples of how to distribute

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