# Expanding, or removing, brackets resources

### Quick Reference (5)

Expanding or removing brackets

In this leaflet we see how to expand an expression containing brackets. By this we mean to rewrite the expression in an equivalent form without any brackets in.

Removing brackets 1

This leaflet explains how to expand or remove brackets from an algebraic expression. (Engineering Maths First Aid Kit 2.3)

Removing brackets 1

In order to simplify mathematical expressions, it is frequently necessary to 'remove brackets'. This leaflet explains the rules for replacing bracketed terms, with non-bracketed equivalents.

Removing brackets 2

This leaflet explains how to multiply together two bracketed linear expressions. (Engineering Maths First Aid Kit 2.4)

Removing brackets 2

In this leaflet, we show you the correct procedure for writing expressions of the form (a+b)(c+d) in an alternative form, without brackets.