# How do you add # (x-6)+(x^2 -8x +9)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 10, 2015

You first get rid of the brackets (considering the effect of the sign in front of them) and then add similar terms (with the same type of letters).

You'll get:

#### Explanation:

In this case you have:

The

We can add together (respecting their signs) the terms with