Identify Like Terms and Combine Like

In this lesson we will review how to identify like terms and also how to combine like terms to simplify a polynomial. Two or more terms are like terms if they have the same variable or variables with the same exponent. Another way to think of this is like terms have the exact same variable […]

Combine Like Terms – College Algebra

As it is, this equation could be useful for Grant, but I think that it could be more helpful if it looked a little bit cleaner. So, let’s simplify. But wait, how do we deal with this minus sign and these parentheses around this part of the expression? We see like terms here so we […]