# Question #8fd98

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

Like terms have the same variable, and the same power.

#### Explanation:

So, add the

Then you have

Divide both sides by

You divide since it's the inverse operation for multiplication.

Check your work by plugging

Like terms have the same variable, and the same power.

So, add the

Then you have

Divide both sides by

You divide since it's the inverse operation for multiplication.

Check your work by plugging