College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Polynomials - R.3 Exercises: 77

Answer

$p^{3}$ - 7$p^{2}$ - p - 7

Work Step by Step

1. Use the distributive property to distribute the negative sign. $p^{3}$ - 4$p^{2}$ + p - 3$p^{2}$ - 2p - 7 2. Group like terms together. $p^{3}$ - 4$p^{2}$ - 3$p^{2}$ + p - 2p - 7 3. Add like terms. $p^{3}$ - 7$p^{2}$ - p - 7
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