teenandtoddlermom
(3a^2b^2+5a^4b) + (6a^4b3a^2b^2)
add the polynomials. this one is complicated for me.. any advice is welcome.



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anonymous
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identify the like terms and combine them

teenandtoddlermom
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I think I combine like terms....


anonymous
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you have a term in the first parentheses with \(a^2b^2\) and also one in the second parentheses

anonymous
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\[3a^2b^23a^2b^2=?\]

teenandtoddlermom
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so 6a^2b^2 is the result

teenandtoddlermom
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well the six part is right...

anonymous
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no it is zero

anonymous
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it is \(33\) and not \(3+3\)

teenandtoddlermom
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wait, subtractions.... so 0b^2a

anonymous
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yeah so you don't write it
the next one is not zero though

teenandtoddlermom
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the second part is 5ba^4+6ba^4=11ba^4 ?

teenandtoddlermom
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which that would make my answer 11ba^4