# How do you find the sum of #5x^2y# and #2xy^2 + x^2y#?

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Mar 25, 2015

You may only add like combinations of powers.

First sort the terms:

Afterward, you may want to factorise:

Mar 25, 2015

You may only add like combinations of powers.

First sort the terms:

Afterward, you may want to factorise:

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