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    simplifying

    i got 7a+4+5a+a+2 i need to simplify it and i think the answer is 18a but im not sure if any one can help it will be helpful thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    i got 7a+4+5a+a+2 i need to simplify it and i think the answer is 18a but im not sure if any one can help it will be helpful thanks
    You need to group all the terms related to "a"
    For instance 7a+5a = 12a
    It's like 7 apples + 5 apples = 12 apples
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    i got 7a+4+5a+a+2 i need to simplify it and i think the answer is 18a but im not sure if any one can help it will be helpful thanks

    just combine like terms,

    the answer is actually:
    13a+6
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