## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$8x^3,-6x^2,x,\text{ and }-7$
Algebraic terms are separated by a plus or minus sign. Hence, the terms of the given expression, $8x^3-6x^2+x-7 ,$ are \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8x^3,-6x^2,x,\text{ and }-7 .\end{array}