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#1 2006-12-13 18:01:57

Toast
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Registered: 2006-10-08
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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) 5cd³-2cd³+8cd³
d) 6s+s+5t
e) z²+z-2z
f) 4ab+3a+b-ab-b+ab
g) 5ad²+6a²d-0.5ad²+a²d
h) 9mn+m³n-m²n+6mn³-mn-1mn³+2m³n

[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]

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#2 2007-01-26 12:23:29

AshJones555
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Registered: 2006-05-15
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Re: Basic algebraic terms

a) 8x, b)-ab, c) 11cd³, d) 7s+5t, e) z²-z, f) 3a+4ab, g) 4.5ad²+7a²d, h) 8mn+3m³n+5mn³+m²
are these correct?

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#3 2007-01-26 16:31:17

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Re: Basic algebraic terms

Yep, they are smile

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