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

##### 1 Answer

Sep 29, 2016

#### Explanation:

Combining like terms means adding together the terms with the same power on the variable.

We can rearrange your equation as:

Now we can add the like terms, so the

Giving the solution