The Singing Hedgehog Guide to:
Algebra - Simplification 2

To simplify we "BUNG TOGETHER THINGS THAT ARE THE SAME"

Here is an easy example:

4x + 3y + 2x + 7y    if we rearrange with x's and y's together:

4x + 2x + 3y + 7y    we can now just add:

6x + 10y                 finished! Don't even think about 16!!!!

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