Simplifying Expression by Combining Like Terms

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How do like terms allow us to simplify expressions

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What are like terms?
  • How do you add like terms?
  • How do you deal with addition problems containing unlike terms?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video does a good job of explaining how to rearrange problems that require you to combine like terms. The definition of like and unlike terms is also discussed, along with some basic exponent laws to remember when simplifying expressions.