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anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone explain this to me please. I am adding 10b+5b+b. When I add or multiply a single letter like "b", do I subtract or add? For the first part 10b+5b=5b now I need to add b. So will it be 5b^2 or 4b. Please simplify for me. Thanks.
anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone explain this to me please. I am adding 10b+5b+b. When I add or multiply a single letter like "b", do I subtract or add? For the first part 10b+5b=5b now I need to add b. So will it be 5b^2 or 4b. Please simplify for me. Thanks.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If your adding 10b+5b+b (if I got that right) then your answer should be simple. You just add the coefficients in front of each of the b's. What I mean by that is your answer will be 105+1 = 6 , so your answer will be 10b+5b+b= 6b

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Become a fan of mine if this helped at all :D

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok so basically when I see a letter by itself, I just add 1.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes but only if it is the same letter as the other letter (such as in this case) and the letter cannot have a different exponent. For example b+b+5b+6b is all good. But b+ b^2 cannot happen

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Understand, thank you for your help
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