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candice1

  • 4 years ago

simlify the sum. (2u^3+2u^2+7)+(5u^3-2u+8) i need help this math problem is hard.

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    Where do you have the problem?

  2. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    ????

  3. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    Do you know what like terms are?

  4. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    no i have been out of school for 2 years for health issues and i came back and they just threw this at me like i knew how to do it.?

  5. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    Okay, like terms are for example: -> 5y^2 and -2y^2 -> 3x and 4x -> 5 and 2 -> 3x^3 and 6x^2 They have the numerical coefficients different, but they have the rest of the expression same. They can be added or subtracted.

  6. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    okay so watt are you saying? (just curious)

  7. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    You have gotta add the like terms together :)

  8. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    Answer would be \[\Large 7u^{3} + 2u^{2} - 2u + 15 \]

  9. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    thank youh sooo much:)

  10. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    Hope you understood the problem :D

  11. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    yea i got it a little bit ...:/

  12. ParthKohli
    • 4 years ago
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    You will get it in sometime. Remember, PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!

  13. candice1
    • 4 years ago
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    yea thats true :) lol i cant thank youh enoughh for helpin me.

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