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cbrusoe

  • 3 years ago

help please? i know i need to combine like terms and i am supposed to work out whats in parenthesis first but there are no like terms to combine in the parenthesis ... a bit confused

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  1. cbrusoe
    • 3 years ago
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  2. surdawi
    • 3 years ago
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    -5t^2 + 2t^2 + 3t +t - 7 + 4 -3t^2 +4t -3

  3. phi
    • 3 years ago
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    i am supposed to work out whats in parenthesis first but there are no like terms That makes it easy. just take away the parens

  4. phi
    • 3 years ago
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    It would be a little more work for \[ (-5t^2 + 3t - 7)-(2t^2 +t + 4)\] where you would have to distribute the minus 1 in front of the 2nd parens

  5. cbrusoe
    • 3 years ago
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    ok thank-you!! not sure why that wasn't the first thing i saw i should have known how to do that aha =p but thanks again! =)

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