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…

# Category: Like Terms

## 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…