Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

Answer

$20p^2$

Work Step by Step

We need to simplify the expression: $12p^2+8p^2$ These are like-terms, for they are variables with identical exponents. Since these are like terms, we can just add them. $12p^2+8p^2=20p^2$
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