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teenandtoddlermom

  • one year ago

(3a^2b^2+5a^4b) + (6a^4b-3a^2b^2) add the polynomials. this one is complicated for me.. any advice is welcome.

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  1. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    identify the like terms and combine them

  2. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    I think I combine like terms....

  3. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    ok...

  4. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    you have a term in the first parentheses with \(a^2b^2\) and also one in the second parentheses

  5. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    \[3a^2b^2-3a^2b^2=?\]

  6. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    so 6a^2b^2 is the result

  7. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    well the six part is right...

  8. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    no it is zero

  9. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    it is \(3-3\) and not \(3+3\)

  10. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    wait, subtractions.... so 0b^2a

  11. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    yeah so you don't write it the next one is not zero though

  12. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    the second part is 5ba^4+6ba^4=11ba^4 ?

  13. teenandtoddlermom
    • one year ago
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    which that would make my answer 11ba^4

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