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Multiplying Out Brackets (2)

In this worksheet, students multiply out brackets containing algebraic terms.

'Multiplying Out Brackets (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Use and Interpret Algebraic Notation

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When we multiply out brackets, everything inside the bracket gets multiplied by whatever is outside the bracket.

Take care with the signs remembering the rules about multiplying negative numbers.

The following examples show how the 3 and the -3 outside the brackets affect the terms inside the brackets.


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