ACT Math : How to add trinomials

Example Questions

Example Question #11 : Trinomials

Explanation:

To add the trinomials, simply eliminate the parentheses and add like terms.

Example Question #12 : Trinomials

Explanation:

Like terms can be added together:  is added to ,   is added to , and  is added to . The resulting answer choice that is correct is .

Example Question #13 : Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

Explanation:

To solve this problem simply remove the parentheses and add the like terms:

Example Question #14 : Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

Explanation:

To simplify, remove parentheses and combine like terms:

Example Question #15 : Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

Explanation:

To simplify, remove parentheses and combine like terms:

Note that adding or subtracting a zero to the end of this equation is unnecessary.

Example Question #16 : Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression: