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Simplifying a sum or difference of radical expressions: Univariate

This includesradicals that contain variable factors, but continues the simplification of various terms in a sum or difference so that possible like terms can be added orsubtracted.

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Square root addition or subtraction with three terms

This shows how to simplify the parts of an addition of radicals and then add or subtract the like terms.

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Adding rational expressions with common denominators and binomial numerators

This demonstrates adding two rational expressions that have different terms individually in the numerator and a common denominator. When the fractions are added, it creates the possibility of adding…

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Solving for a variable in terms of other variables in a linear equation with fractions

This describes the process of solving for a particular variable in terms of other variables in an equation. There is a need to go further to combine like terms before it is complete.

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Solving a linear equation with several occurrences of the variable: Variables on the same side and distribution

A more complicated version of solving an equation. It specifically addresses dealing with two variable terms on the same side of the equals sigh.

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Introduction to solving an equation with variables on the same side

A short and simple demo about adding like variable terns that are together on one side of the equals sign in an equation.

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Using distribution and combining like terms to simplify: Univariate

This demonstrates using distribution of multiplication across addition or subtraction then shows how to pick like terms and combine them.

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Simplifying a sum or difference of three univariate polynomials

The key to getting this type of question is distributing any minus sign on the outside of the parentheses to each term on the inside thereby changing all of the i nner signs to their opposite

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Combining like terms in a quadratic expression

Adding like terms when there are squared variables as well as single variables in the expression

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Combining like terms: Integer coefficients

Three examples of adding like terms with both positive and negative coefficients

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Combining like terms: Whole number coefficients

An introduction to adding like terms to simplify expressions

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