## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

y$^5$-y$^4$-y$^3$+y$^2$
Distribute the negative sign to the parentheses and then combine like terms. (y$^5$-y$^3$)-(y$^4$-y$^2$) y$^5$-y$^3$-y$^4$+y$^2$ y$^5$-y$^4$-y$^3$+y$^2$