# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Standardized Test Prep - Page 479: 55

$8x^{3}$-$x^{2}$-5x-3

#### Work Step by Step

Original expression is given as ($8x^{3}$-5x+1)-($x^{2}$+4) Distribute the negative to the second parenthesis. $8x^{3}$-5x+1-$x^{2}$-4 Combine like terms $8x^{3}$-$x^{2}$-5x+1-4 $8x^{3}$-$x^{2}$-5x-3

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