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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 4 - Page 298: 43



Work Step by Step

Subtract each term to obtain: $=3x^5-4x^4+2x^2+3-2x^5-(-4x^4)-3x^3-4x^2-(-5) \\=3x^5-4x^4+2x^2+3-2x^5+4x^4-3x^3-4x^2+5$ Combine like terms to obtain: $=(3x^5-2x^5)+(-4x^4+4x^4)-3x^3+(2x^2-4x^2)+(3+5) \\=x^5+0-3x^3+(-2x^2)+8 \\=x^5-3x^3-2x^2+8$
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