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  • one year ago

which terms are like terms in 2y3 - 4y2 + y + y3 They are all like terms 2y3, -4y2, and y3 4y2, and y 2y3, and y3

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  2. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    Like terms are terms which have the same exponent and variable. For example: \[x^2 + x^3\]no like terms \[xy + xy^2\]no like terms \[xy + 3xy + y^2\]\(xy\) and \(3xy\) are like terms

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  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What is the Answer then? ;/ c?

  5. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    Let's look at them: a) \(2y^3,\ -4y^2,\ y^3 \) Same variable \(y\), but not all the same exponent b) \(4y^2, \ y\) Again, same variable, but not all the same exponent. Remember, if there is no exponent, it is equivalent to an exponent of \(1\): \(y = y^1\) c) \( 2y^3, \ y^3\) here we have both the same variable and the same exponent. These two terms are like terms.

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