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  • one year ago

How do you combine like terms? Can you give an example?

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  1. anonymous
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    @Zale101

  2. anonymous
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    wait combining like terms tell me a equation

  3. anonymous
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    um..12+3x+2x2=5x-1

  4. anonymous
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    2x2?

  5. anonymous
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    is that a multiplication sign or x

  6. anonymous
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    no its this \[2 \times ^{2}\]

  7. anonymous
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    12+3x+2x squared =5x-1 ok

  8. anonymous
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    so in this case there would not be any like terms ,do you want to solve this problem?

  9. anonymous
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    can you just tell me how to combine like terms

  10. anonymous
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    Here an example problem : 5x+2x-3+7=5-2x ok

  11. anonymous
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    Like terms would be 5c,2x,-2x but you can combine -2x with the 5x and 2x because there not on the same side.ok

  12. anonymous
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    5x not 5c PS

  13. anonymous
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    ok do you know what like terms are

  14. anonymous
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    yes

  15. anonymous
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    so basically in this equation 5x+4x=-x+10 Like terms would be 5x,4x,-x ok?

  16. anonymous
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    ok

  17. anonymous
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    combining like terms is different ok you can only combine terms with the same coefficient

  18. anonymous
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    leading term

  19. anonymous
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    so like 5x-3x+7x+4x-2+5=6+9 you can not combine like terms from numbers from the other side

  20. anonymous
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    |dw:1442987823573:dw|

  21. anonymous
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    got that

  22. anonymous
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    yes

  23. anonymous
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    ok to combine terms this is how you would do it i will give multiple examples ok?

  24. anonymous
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    ok

  25. anonymous
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    |dw:1442988004108:dw|

  26. anonymous
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    now get it

  27. anonymous
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    so can you give me a brief summary on how you combine like terms in words though please :)

  28. anonymous
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    you can only combine like terms if they have the same exponents,or same terms like 5x can combine with 5x but cant combine with 5xsquared

  29. anonymous
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    Do you know how to combine like terms tho

  30. anonymous
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    kinda

  31. anonymous
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    ok i got a video after ask me what questions you have ok?

  32. anonymous
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    hello?

  33. anonymous
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    yes

  34. anonymous
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    you never gave me a brief summary on how to combine like terms in words

  35. anonymous
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    WATCH the video you will get all of this trust mall your answers will get answered

  36. anonymous
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    ok done watching the video

  37. anonymous
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    hello

  38. anonymous
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    yes

  39. anonymous
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    ok now u get it

  40. anonymous
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    yes but i want you to describe it to me in words

  41. anonymous
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    In short words its simplifying the equation by taking same variables which could have any value and writing it in a short version

  42. anonymous
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    better now

  43. anonymous
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    now what are smart cents??

  44. anonymous
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    Hello??????

  45. anonymous
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    hello!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  46. anonymous
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    yes

  47. anonymous
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    thank you for your help.. im done with the question :) bye

  48. anonymous
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    -_- were you go

  49. anonymous
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    wait did i help you

  50. anonymous
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    yes

  51. UnkleRhaukus
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    \[4-a+x^2+5y+3a-x^2+6y+y^2+100\]rearranging\[=4+100-a+3a+x^2-x^2+5y+6y+y^2\] (factoring and) combining the like terms\[=(4+100)+(-1+3)a+(1-1)x^2+(5+6)y+y^2\]\[=104+2a+11y+y^2\]

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