# ACT Math : How to add trinomials

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Add Trinomials

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #2 : How To Add 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 #3 : How To Add 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 #4 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression:

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:

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 #1 : How To Add Trinomials

Choose the answer which best simplifies the following expression: