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 4 - Polynomials - 4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials - 4.4 Exercise Set - Page 259: 14



Work Step by Step

By combining like terms, the given expression, $ (x^2-5x+4)+(8x-9) $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l} x^2+(-5x+8x)+(4-9) \\\\= x^2+3x-5 .\end{array}
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