In this lesson, Professor Perez teaches us how to combine like terms. He uses simple addition and subtraction problems involving numbers and variables to demonstrate the concept of like terms. He emphasizes the importance of following the order of operations and shows how to use the associative and commutative properties of addition to add in any order. By the end of the lesson, viewers will have a solid understanding of how to identify and combine like terms.
Learn about what like terms are and how to combine them.
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