Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set - Page 325: 36



Work Step by Step

Consider the given polynomial $(8x^2y+12xy+14)+(-2x^2y+7xy+4)$ Need to drop the parentheses. Thus, $(8x^2y+12xy+14)+(-2x^2y+7xy+4)=8x^2y+12xy+14-2x^2y+7xy+4$ or, $=8x^2y-2x^2y+12xy+7xy+14+4$ or, $=6x^2y+19xy+18$
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