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 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - Review Exercises: Chapter 1: 8

Answer

This statement is $\color{red}{\text{FALSE}}$.

Work Step by Step

Like terms are terms having exactly the same variable and degree of each variable for each term. In this item, the variable of the first term is $r^2s$ while the second is $rs^2$. Therefore, they are not like terms, and this statement is $\color{red}{\text{FALSE}}$.
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