# How do you combine #(5b ^ { 4} + 4b ^ { 2} + b ) - ( 2b ^ { 2} + 4b + 2b ^ { 4} )#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 23, 2018

The simplified expression is

#### Explanation:

Distribute the negative sign to the second parenthetical term and get rid of the parentheses:

Rearrange so like terms are together:

Combine like terms: