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 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - Connecting: The Concepts - Exercises - Page 350: 5



Work Step by Step

Combine like terms to obtain: $(2x^3-5x+1)+(x^2-3x-1) \\=2x^3+x^2+(-5x+(-3x))+(1-1) \\=2x^3+x^2+(-8x)+0 \\=2x^3+x^2-8x$
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