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 260: 29



Work Step by Step

Add the polynomials by adding the similar terms (which are found in columns) to obtain: $=(0.05x^4+1.5x^4+(-0.25x^4))+(0.12x^3+(-0.02x^3)+0.25x^3)+(-0.5x^2+0.02x^2+0.01x^2+10x^2)+2x+(0.15+0.85+(-0.04)) \\=1.30x^4+0.35x^3+9.53x^2+2x+0.96$
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