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#1 2006-12-14 17:01:57

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Basic algebraic terms

1. Identify and pair the following like terms:

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2. Collect the following like terms and write in simplest form:
a) 3x+5x
b) 2ab-3ab
c) 5cd-2cd+8cd
d) 6s+s+5t
e) z+z-2z
f) 4ab+3a+b-ab-b+ab
g) 5ad+6ad-0.5ad+ad
h) 9mn+mn-mn+6mn-mn-1mn+2mn


[Hint: Remember when re-arranging that if there is a negative sign in front of a term then it will stay there, no matter where you move the term]

Last edited by Toast (2007-01-02 04:13:53)

 

#2 2007-01-27 11:23:29

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Re: Basic algebraic terms

a) 8x, b)-ab, c) 11cd, d) 7s+5t, e) z-z, f) 3a+4ab, g) 4.5ad+7ad, h) 8mn+3mn+5mn+m
are these correct?

 

#3 2007-01-27 15:31:17

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Re: Basic algebraic terms

Yep, they are smile

 

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