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Combining Like Terms
By Patrica Hensley - Jefferson Davis Campus

__________1. 2r + 8r 4r r 9r

__________2. 4x 6x + 8 9 (-3) + 7x

__________3. 3(2k 4) (k+2) 2(k 1)

__________4. 3x 2x 10x + x 7x

__________5. 5y 7y + 11 13 (-1) + 6y

__________6. 4( 5m 1) (m + 5) 3(m 4)

____ ______7. 3p 5p 7p p + 11p

__________8. 3r 8r + 4 7 (-4) + 9r

__________9. 6(3x 2) - (x + 4) 2(x 5)

__________10. 7m + 5m 8m + m 6m

__________11. 3k 5k + 8 1 (-5) + 3k

__________12. 7(2y 1) (y + 5) 2(y 3)

__________13. 9r 8r + 2r 11r + 6

__________14. 12a 7a + 11a 14a

__________15. 9(2m 3) 4m 12 m

__________16. 5(6 z ) (2 11z) + 3z

__________17. 4x + 3x + 7 + 9

__________18. 12y + 4y 3 + 2y

__________19. 6p + 11p 4p + 6 5

__________20. 3(k + 2) 5k + 6 3

__________21. 2(m + 1) + 3(m 4)

__________22. 3(2y + 3) 4(3y 5)

__________23. (2p + 5) + 3(2p + 4) + p

__________24. 2 + 3(2z 5) 3(4z + 6) 8

__________25. 1m + 2(-m + 4) 3(m + 6)

__________26. 6x 5x + x 2

__________27. 2a2 + 3a 5a + 6a2

__________28. 8r + 3r2 5r2 2r

__________29. 3p2 + 5p + 6p2 9p

__________30. 3x + 5x2 3x2 + 2x 3x2 + 4x 6x2

__________31. 4 (2 + 3m) + 6m + 9

__________32. (3p2 + 2p 5) +(7p2 4p3 + 3p)

__________33. (2x5 2x4 + x3 1) + (x4 3x3 + 2)

__________34. (6m2 11m + 5) (-8m2 + 2m 1)

__________35. (6y3 9y2 + 8) (4y3 + 2y2 + 5y)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer key:

  1. 4r
  2. 5x + 2
  3. 3k 12
  4. 15x
  5. 4y 1
  6. 16m + 3
  7. p
  8. 4r + 1
  9. 15x 6
  10. m
  11. k + 12
  12. 11y 6
  13. 26r + 6
  14. 2a
  15. 23m + 15
  16. 19z 32
  17. 7x + 16
  18. 6y 3
  19. p + 1
  20. 2k + 9
  21. m 14
  22. 6y + 29
  23. 5p + 7
  24. 6z 39
  25. 4m 10
  26. x2 + x
  27. 8a2 2a
  28. 2r2 + 6r
  29. 9p2 4p
  30. 7x2 + 9x
  31. 3m + 11
  32. 4p3 + 10p2 + 5p 5
  33. 2x5 x4 2x3 + 1
  34. 14m2 13m + 6
  35. 2y3 11y2 5y + 8