Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Exercise Set - Page 349: 86



Work Step by Step

Distribute the negative to the parentheses and then combine like terms vertically. $\quad5y^6-3y^3+2y^2$ $\underline{-(\qquad-\;y^3-y^2-y-1)}$ $\qquad\qquad\quad\downarrow$ $5y^6-3y^3+2y^2$ $\underline{\qquad+\;y^3+y^2+y+1)}$ $5y^6-2y^3+3y^2+y+1$
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