HiSET: Math : Polynomials

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Perform Arithmetic Operations

Add these two expressions together:  and .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Step 1: Add the terms based on their similarities...

 and  becomes .

 and  becomes .

 and  becomes 

Step 2: Combine all the terms after "becomes" in step 1...

We add and get: .

Example Question #2 : Perform Arithmetic Operations

Subtract  and .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Step 1: Subtract these terms by separating by exponents...

Step 2: Add all the simplified terms together...

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