"Evaluate" means to _______ or find the value of an expression or to _______ the expression to as great an extent as possible.
draw out
simplify
An expression is considered "grouped" if there is an ________ within the grouping symbols to be performed.
operation
In algebraic expressions, if no further simplification can be obtained within grouped expression, the ____________ _______ may provide a rule for further simplification.
distributive law
The Left Distributive Law States that A(B + C) =
AB + AC
In the Left Distributive Law, the ______ ________ and the __________ ___________are distributed to the B and to the C.
factor A
implied multiplication
The Right Distributive Law States that (A + B)C =
AC + BC
In the Right Distributive Law, the ______________ _______ and the ___________ __________ are distributive to the A and to the B.
factor C
implied multiplication
The Distributive Law States that A( B + C ) =
AB + AC
In the Distributive Law, _____ _____ and the ______ ________ are distributed to the B and to the C.
factor A
implied multiplication
In the foregoing problems, the distributive law provides a rule for transforming _______ _______ into _______ _________ and vice versa.