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

-2x$^6$+x$^4$-3x$^2$
Distribute the negative sign to the parentheses and then combine like terms. (-3x$^6$+3x$^4$-x$^2$)-(-x$^6$+2x$^4$+2x$^2$) -3x$^6$+3x$^4$-x$^2$+x$^6$-2x$^4$-2x$^2$ (-3x$^6$+x$^6$)+(3x$^4$-2x$^4$)+(-x$^2$-2x$^2$) -2x$^6$+x$^4$-3x$^2$