Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Introduction to Polynomials - Exercise Set: 78

Answer

No simplification possible

Work Step by Step

The two terms $x^{4}$ and $x^{9 }$ are dissimilar. Since these two terms are connected together by the addition operator, they cannot be further simplified.
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