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Algebraic Expressions

Algebraic Expressions

Combining Like Terms Examples

Example 1

Consider the expression 5x + 6x. Whoa...this expression looks mysteriously similar to the lemon dilemma. Or, "dilemmon." Can we combine like terms?

Example 2

Combine like terms in the expression 2 + 3x + 7x + 4xy.

Example 3

Combine like terms in the expression 4 + 5y + y + 2x2 + 3x2.

Example 4

Combine like terms: