# How do you combine like terms in #(- 2u ^ { 2} + u - 5) + ( 4u ^ { 2} + 3u + 7)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, remove all of the terms from parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:

Next, group like terms:

Now, combine like terms: