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anonymous
 one year ago
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How many terms will the given expression have once it is simplified?
8(x^21)+3x(x+2)
anonymous
 one year ago
Help How many terms will the given expression have once it is simplified? 8(x^21)+3x(x+2)

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jhonyy9
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0step by step  8x^2 8 +3x^2 +6x = 11x^2 +6x 8  so ... ???

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1433683785195:dw You need to expand the brackets by multiplying the coefficient ( number and x infant) with each element in the brackets and adding together in the first step. Try it.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08(x^21)+3x(x+2) When you distribute the 8 by the first set of parentheses, you will get 2 unlike terms, one in x^2 and one constant term. When you distribute the 3x by the second set of parentheses, you will get two unlike terms, one in x^2 and one in x. How many total unlike terms do you have after distributing twice?
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