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Like Terms

Worksheet

Try each of the 19 problems below. When you are done, click on the question marks provided to compare your answers to the solutions.

 

  1. 6*a+5*a-2*a=(6+5-2)*a=9*a.


  2. 2.5*x+4.1*x=(2.5+4.1)*x=6.6*x.

  3. x-2*y+3*x+5*y=(1+3)*x+9-2+5)*y=4*x+3*y.


  4. 6*a*b+5*b*a=(6+5)*a*b=11*a*b.





  5. 8*z-3*z-2*z=(8-3-2)*z=3*z.





  6. 6*a*b+a-2*b+a*b-6*a+b=7*a*b-5*a-b.


  7. 2*a-3*b+21=2*a-3*b+21.




  8. a^2+6*a^2-12+5*a+a^2=(1+6+1)*a^2+5*a-12=8*a^2+5*a-12.







  9. 5*a^3-a^2-2*a^3+3*a^2+a=(5-2)*a^3+(-1+3)*a^2+a=3*a^3+2*a^2+a.














  10. 2*x*y*z+3*x*y*z+4*x*y*z=(2+3+4)*x*y*z=9*x*y*z.



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