Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 31



Work Step by Step

We are given the polynomial $4x^{2}y+2x-3x^{2}y-\frac{1}{2}-7x$. We can simplify by combining like terms. $(4x^{2}y-3x^{2}y)+(2x-7x)+(-\frac{1}{2})=(x^{2}y)+(-5x)-\frac{1}{2}=x^{2}y-5x-\frac{1}{2}$
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