ACT Math : How to add trinomials

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Add Trinomials

Add and  .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #2 : How To Add Trinomials

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Correct answer:

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 #3 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #4 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify, remove parentheses and combine like terms:

Example Question #5 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

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Correct answer:

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 #6 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify, simply remove the parentheses and combine like terms:

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