# How do you identify the terms, like terms, coefficients and constants in each expression 9-8z-3+5z?

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Jul 29, 2016

#### Answer:

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#### Explanation:

The **terms** of an expression are the things separated by the plus and minus signs. In this case, they would be

The **coefficients** of an expression are the numbers that precede the variable in the expression. In this case they would be

The **constants** of an expression are the numbers which do not have a variable next to them. In this case, they would be