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A-31.

Simplify the following expressions by combining like terms, if possible. Algebra tiles may be helpful. Homework Help ✎

  1. x + x − 3 + 4x2 + 2xx

  2. 8x2 + 3x − 13x2 + 10x2 − 25xx

  3. 4x + 3y

  4. 20 + 3xy − 3 + 4y2 + 10 − 2y2

Rearrange and put like terms together.

Organize the terms from the greatest to the smallest power.

4x² + 3x − 3

Follow the steps in part (a).

5x² − 23x

Are there any like terms to combine?

Follow the steps in part (a).