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anonymous
 one year ago
Combine the like terms to simplify the expression:
9 + 3 + 17xy^2 + 8y^3 + 10x –13xy^2 – 9x – 6y^3
^ = means its an exponent
Please Help ASAP!! I have no idea how to do this
anonymous
 one year ago
Combine the like terms to simplify the expression: 9 + 3 + 17xy^2 + 8y^3 + 10x –13xy^2 – 9x – 6y^3 ^ = means its an exponent Please Help ASAP!! I have no idea how to do this

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know what "like terms" means?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010x and 9x are like terms because they have variable and power (the x to the first power in this case. Simply combine them together (10x9x) to get 1x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Ryan361 Yes so far, but do I have to do anything with the other numbers? and why or why not? thats what im confused about I don't know if i should ignore them or do something with them...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the numbers in front of the variables do not matter. 7x and 4x are like terms 7xy and 7y are not like terms The variable AND power have to be the same to be like terms

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In this problem, you are just adding or subtracting like terms

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Ryan361 Yes that makes more sense , thank you for the example, its just my teacher was teaching it so complicated and fast i didn't quit understand but thank you!!! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're welcome, what did you get as an answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02y^3 + 4xy^2 + 10x + 9 well this answer was the first one i got , but im working on to see if i will get another answer because it doesnt look right.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 2y^3 and 4xy^2 are right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Ryan361 ok thanks , 2y^3 + 4xy^2 + x + 12 is this one right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That one is right, good job
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