SAT Math : How to subtract polynomials

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Subtract Polynomials

Simplify the following expression.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


This is not a FOIL problem, as we are adding rather than multiplying the terms in parentheses.

Add like terms together:

has no like terms.

Combine these terms into one expression to find the answer:

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