##### Need algebra help with presenting a math problem using a specific algebra concept

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Communication is considered an important component of mathematics education in order for deep learning to occur. Choose a specific algebra concept that you think you understand well, and explain it in your own words. Then, present a math problem for your classmates to solve, making use of this concept.

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Polynomials

To add polynomials, you can group like terms and then find their sum, or you can write them in column form and then add. To subtract a polynomial, add its additive inverse, which is the opposite of each term in the polynomial.

example

find the sum or difference

(a24a3) (5a22a7)  (12x7y) (x2y)

Arrange like terms in column form and add. Follow  Find the additive inverse of x 2y. Then group the the rules for adding signed numbers.  like terms and add. a24a 3  The additive inverse of x 2y is x 2y.

() 5a2  (12x 7y) (x 2y)

(12x 7y) (x 2y)

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