Adding and Subtracting Polynomials – Practice Problems

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Simplify: (5x4 – 3x2 + 4) + (6x3 – 4x2 – 7)
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Simplify: (5x3 – 7x2 + 3x – 4) – (8x3 + 2x2 + 3x – 7)
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Subtract 6x2 – 7x + 4 and 7x2 – 9x + 8
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Simplify: (2x2y – 5xy + 3y2) – (7xy – 6y2 + 5x2y)
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Subtract 4x3 – 5x – 8 from 6x2 – 3x + 8
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Simplify: (9x5 – 6x3 + 7x2) – (7x3 – 6x5 + 2x2)
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