What is the sum of the polynomials?

(x^2-2x+4) and (-2x^2+3x-9)

Answer choices

A) -X^2+X-5

B) -x^2-5x-5

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- Aug 23rd 2012, 05:07 PMjsw9430What is the sum of the Polynomials
What is the sum of the polynomials?

(x^2-2x+4) and (-2x^2+3x-9)

Answer choices

A) -X^2+X-5

B) -x^2-5x-5

Please Help - Aug 23rd 2012, 05:10 PMProve ItRe: What is the sum of the Polynomials
- Aug 23rd 2012, 05:13 PMjsw9430Re: What is the sum of the Polynomials
Not really

- Aug 23rd 2012, 05:15 PMProve ItRe: What is the sum of the Polynomials
Do you know what is

**meant**by collecting like terms? - Aug 23rd 2012, 05:16 PMjsw9430Re: What is the sum of the Polynomials
yes puting x's and exponets together

- Aug 23rd 2012, 05:21 PMProve ItRe: What is the sum of the Polynomials
Not quite, it's putting together all terms that have the same POWERS of x. Now try it.

- Aug 23rd 2012, 05:25 PMjsw9430Re: What is the sum of the Polynomials
Thanks I got it now.