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# Combining_Like_Terms

### practice with vocabulary and combining like terms

Question | Answer |
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What are "like terms"? | Like terms are monomials with the same variable raised to the same power. |

How are like terms combined? | Like terms are combined by adding the coefficients of the terms. |

Which of the following terms are like terms? 7x -3x^2 -10x 9+x | 7x and -10x |

Which of the following terms are like terms? a^3 b^3 -3a -7b^3 | b^3 and -7b^3 |

What is a coefficient? | A coefficient is the number multiplying by the variable. |

What is a constant? | A constant is a quantity that does not change, such as a number. |

Simplify the following expression by combining like terms: 3a - 4b - 6b + 13 - 12a + 7 + 4b | Sort your terms - a: 3a -12a b: -4b -6b 4b constant: 13 7 Combine like terms and write your final answer - -9a - 6b + 20 |

Simplify the following expression by combining like terms: -22x + 14y - 3x + 6y + 19 | Sort your terms - x: -22x -3x y: 14y 6y constant: 19 Write your final answer - -25x + 20y + 19 |

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r_brown