Equivalent expressions

Learn how we can combine like terms and use the distributive property to create equivalent expressions.

Learn new words, such as "term" and "coefficient", which help us communicate about the different parts expressions.

Learn how to apply the distributive property to numerical expressions (without variables) and algebraic expressions (with variables). The distributive property is also sometimes called the distributive law.

Learn to tell whether or not two algebraic expressions are equivalent by combining like terms and using the distributive property.