How do you simplify 3p+p?

Jan 6, 2017

See explanation below.

Explanation:

We know $p = 1 p$ therefore we can rewrite this expression as:

$3 p + p \to 3 p + 1 p$

We can now factor the coefficients for $p$:

$3 p + 1 p \to \left(3 + 1\right) p \to 4 p$