# Question #982eb

##### 1 Answer

SIMPLIFY:

EXPAND:

STRETCH:

I'm assuming that this means to distribute and combine like terms, so it's

#### Explanation:

**SIMPLIFY**:

For the first part, these are all like terms. A like term is something that can be added to something else, since they have the same variables.

You can add the first four

The next part is adding an

**EXPAND**:

You're distributing in this one. Distribution is when you have something (a number or variable) outside of the parenthesis and you multiply it to the terms inside.

You multiply

**STRETCH**:

Again, you're distributing and combining like terms. It's a combination of the first part and second part.

Multiply the

You can only combine

Sorry if I dumbed this down, I wanted to make sure you understood every part since you said you weren't good with math. Hope this helped and good luck!