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 261: 83


They are opposites.

Work Step by Step

If the sum of two polynomials is zero, we can draw the same conclusion as if the sum of two numbers is zero. After all, since the polynomials cancel out like they are the same term being subtracted from each other, it follows that the two polynomials must be opposites if they are going to cancel out.
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