Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.3 Polynomials - 4.3 Exercise Set: 44

Answer

$7b^5$

Work Step by Step

By combining like terms, the given expression, $ 9b^5+3b^2-2b^5-3b^2 $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l} (9b^5-2b^5)+(3b^2-3b^2) \\\\= 7b^5+0 \\\\= 7b^5 .\end{array}
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