How do you simplify #(4p^2q + 5p^3q^2 - 6pq) - ( -2p^3q^2 + 5pq - 8p^2q)#?
Combine like terms.
In order to solve this problem, we need to combine like terms (terms that contain the same variable(s)). Let's make three simple subtraction problems:
Let's put all three of those answers into an equation to get our answer: