Subtract the polynomials: (x2y + 3x + 2) - (2 + xy2 + 3x)

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just doing homework

Nov 25th, 2014

I assume the x2y and the xy2 are powers because the constant is usually written in front...

ok so first your going to combine like terms. 

(x^2y + 3x + 2) - (2 + xy^2 + 3x)

2 - 2 = 0

x^2y - xy^2 = cannot be combined.

3x - 3x = 0

so final answer is x^2y - xy^2.

hope this helps.

Nov 25th, 2014

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