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anonymous

  • one year ago

Combine like terms to simplify the expression: 2/5m-4/5-3/5m

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge\rm \frac{ 2 }{ 5 }m-\frac{ 4 }{ 5 }-\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }m\] ? like this

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }m-\frac{ 4 }{ 5 }-\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }m\]

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    alright just add the coefficient of same variable here are some example \[\huge\rm 3\color{reD}{x}+2\color{ReD}{x} \] variables are same so you can combine their numbers (3+2)x=5x

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    im so lost just instruct me though mine ill get sidetracked and lost on what im doing plz

  5. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    okay that is just an example of *like terms * in your question \[\huge\rm \color{reD}{\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }m}-\frac{ 4 }{ 5 }-\color{reD}{\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }m}\] red ones are like terms bec they both have the same variable combine them \[(\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }m-\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }m)-\frac{ 4 }{ 5}\]

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok got tht

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Nnesha

  8. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    alright that's it!

  9. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    there are just 2/5 , -3/5 like terms

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    uggh nevermint i had a bug so soerry to waste ur time

  11. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    it's okay :=)

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