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How To Add Like Terms Example 1

Here is an example of how to simplify an expression by combining like terms.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First understand what like terms are; like terms are expressions that have the same variable(s) to the exact same powers 2. Locate all like terms and add them […]

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Like Terms (Polynomials)

Like Terms are the basic building block to learning algebra.  Just as sentences have words in algebra we have “terms”.  A term in algebra is nothing more than a combination of a variable and number.  Examples would include 7x,  16y,  43k.  However in algebra we are always looking to collect and combine terms that like […]

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