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Essay question: show all work. Suzie’s flower shop estimates that supplies costs for one month will be given by the polynomial 5x2 – 3x + 1. She estimates that utilities costs for one month is given by 5x – 9. Find and simplify an expression that would estimate Suzie’s total costs for one month.

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  1. anonymous
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    Just add these two expressions

  2. anonymous
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    how do you show all the work

  3. anonymous
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    TC = SC + UC = 5x2 - 3x + 1 + 5x - 9 = 5x2 + 2x - 8

  4. anonymous
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    line them up like i showed you on the last equation. one over the other. except the second equation will start under the 3x|dw:1328758370363:dw| that way you can visually see how to do it. sorry its so sloppy

  5. anonymous
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    like terms ALWAYS go together

  6. anonymous
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    ok so is it suppose to look like it does above

  7. anonymous
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    yeah. if you do it like that one kid showed you or the way i drew it youll get the same answer

  8. anonymous
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    ok now it says find and simplify an expression do i leave it like that or do i need to find the answer

  9. anonymous
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    well the answer you get will be the simplified answer. 5x2+2x-8

  10. anonymous
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    ok great

  11. anonymous
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    no problem

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