Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 58

Answer

$-12x^{6}-13x^{4}-23x^{2}+x+6$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $(8x^{4}-14x^{2}+x+6)+(-12x^{6}-21x^{4}-9x^{2})$. We can combine like terms to simplify. $-12x^{6}+(8x^{4}-21x^{4})+(-14x^{2}-9x^{2})+x+6=-12x^{6}-13x^{4}-23x^{2}+x+6$
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