# How do you write #(x^2 + x + 2) + (3x^2 - 2x + 10)# in standard form?

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May 31, 2016

#### Explanation:

May 31, 2016

#### Explanation:

As there is a + between the brackets so multiply the contents of the 2nd bracket by +1 giving:

Collecting like terms

The purpose of the above brackets is to make things clearer about what is happening. They serve no other purpose.

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Note that

where

so

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