# Identifying and Combining Like Terms

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Category: Education

## Presentation Description

This presentation can be used as an activity/demonstration in the classroom to teach identification and combination of like terms.

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6 bananas 4 apples 8 grapes 9 watermelons 4 cabbage 7 potatoes 5 tomatoes 4 grapes 8 cabbage 5 potatoes 6 tomatoes 7 apples 3 watermelons

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6b 4a 8g 9w 4c 7p 5t 4g 8c 5p 6t 7a 3w 9 8

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-6b 4a -8g -9w 4c 7p -5t 4g 8c 5p 6t -7a -3w 9 -8

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-6x 4 -8 -9x 4x 7 -5 4x 8x 5x 6 -7x -3 9 -8

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-6x 4y -8y -9x 4x 7y -5y 4x 8x 5x 6y -7x -3y 9y -8y

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-6x 4xy -8y -9x 4xy 7y -5xy 4x 8x 5x 6y -7xy -3xy 9y -8xy

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-6x 4x 2 -8x 2 -9x 4xy 7x 2 -5xy 4x 8x 5x 6x 2 -7xy -3xy 9x 2 -8x 2

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4x and 3 NOT LIKE TERMS The second term has no variable 4x and 3y NOT LIKE TERMS The second term now has a variable but it doesn’t match the variable of the first term 4x and 3xy NOT LIKE TERMS The second term now has the same variable but also carries an additional variable 4x and 3x 2 NOT LIKE TERMS The second term now has the same variable but the degree is different 4x and 3x LIKE TERMS Now the variables match and the degrees match