Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 29: 170


Does not make sense

Work Step by Step

The given statement does not make sense because $13x^2$ and $10x$ are not having equal power to a base $x$. $13x^2$ has a leading degree $2$ and $10x$ has $1$.
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