How do you write #(3x^4 - 4x^3 - 5x^2 - 1) + (7x^4 - 6x^3 -7x^2 - 8)# in standard form?
See a solution process below:
First, remove all of the terms from parenthesis. Be careful to handle the signs of each individual term correctly:
Next, group like terms in descending order of the exponents power:
Now, combine like terms: