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 - Study Summary - Practice Exercises - Page 297: 31



Work Step by Step

Subtract each term, then combine like terms to obtain: $(8pw-p^2w)-(p^2w+8pw) \\=8pw-p^2w-p^2w-8pw \\=(8pw-8pw)+(-p^2w-p^2w) \\=0+(-2p^2w) \\=-2p^2w$
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