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Combining Like Terms. Families &amp; Orphans. + 4. 6x. + 3y. Vocab. Term. Terms  Are separated by a sign (- or +). + 4. 6x. + 3y. Vocab. How many terms are in the example?. 3. + 4. 6x. + 3y. Vocab. Coefficient.

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Combining Like Terms

Families & Orphans

+ 4

6x

+ 3y

Vocab

Term

Terms Are separated by a sign

(- or +)

+ 4

6x

+ 3y

Vocab

How many terms are in the example?

3

+ 4

6x

+ 3y

Vocab

Coefficient

Coefficient it is the number next to the variable. You must have a variable to have a coefficient.

Vocab

x = 1

x

Any variable without a number in front of it has an understood coefficient of 1.

+ 4

6x

Vocab

Constant

Constant a number without a variable

3x

+ 2x

+ 4

Combine Like Terms

+ 4

5x

3x

+ 2x

+ 4

That is the answer…don’t do anything else!

Simplify

8a + 3a

6y + 4y + 8

10y + 8

### 2x + 7 + 5x - 4 - x

6x + 3

What if our expression looks like this….

6(b + 2) How could we simply this

expression?

Use the Distributive Property

Let’s practice.

4(6 + k)

4 (6) + 4 (k)

24+4k

Do worksheet.

Challenge Problem

5(d + 3) + 9

5(d) + 5(3) + 9

5d + 15 + 9

5d + 24